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Obituary: Henry J. Meis

Mar 13, 2014 04:36PM ● Published by Jim

HENRY J. MEIS

Henry J. Meis, age 78, of Beaver Dam, died Saturday, March 8, 2014 at his home.


Henry was born on December 13, 1935 in Lomira, WI, a son of Bernard and Pauline (Gosen) Meis. In the fall of 1959, he married Renate A. Berndt while serving in the United States Army in Germany. Henry grew up on a farm and loved farming. He was involved in many family businesses over the course of his life, including Heling Implement Company, Sears Dealer Store, Hardee’s, Citgo, Maytag Laundry and U-Store Mini-Warehousing.

Henry is survived by his wife Renate of Beaver Dam; one son, Allen (Lisa) Meis of Beaver Dam; one daughter, Renee (Fred) Welty of Hooper, UT; two grandchildren, Alyssa Meis of Waupun and Jason Meis of Beaver Dam; his mother-in-law, Elfriede Berndt of Germany; one sister, Marie Woehrer; one brother-in-law, John Abler; and also by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his father-in-law, Hans; his sisters, Lucille Kiefer and Dorothy Abler; his brother, Norman Meis; a sister-in-law, Bernice Meis and a brother-in-law, Gene Woehrer.

A Memorial Gathering for Henry will take place on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services, 135 Keller Blvd., Beaver Dam. 

Cornerstone Funeral & Cremation Services in Beaver Dam is honored to be serving the family.

You may send private online condolences or sign the family’s guest book at www.cstonefs.com

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