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John Thomas Meyer

January 9, 1925 January 7, 2020
John Thomas Meyer
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Obituary for John Thomas Meyer

John was born January 9, 1925 and passed on January 7, 2020, just 2 days before his 95th birthday. John was born in Chesaw, WA and attended school there.

In March of 1943 until 1946, John served in the US Navy with the Naval Intelligence starting at Camp Farragut, Idaho and going to Camp Shoemaker in California.

John married Alma Marie Diebel in June 1946 until she passed in 1982. John was hired at Washington Water Power on September 23, 1950 (now Avista) starting in vehicle maintenance and working his way up to overseeing the Building and Expansion Department. John retired from WWP after 37 years in 1987.

John found happiness a second time and married Lorraine Rainsbery, March 1984 until she passed in 2012.

John is survived by son, Steve (Judy) Meyer; daughter, Donna (Harold) Kellams; stepchildren: John (Nancy) Rainsbery, Peggy (Frank) Jones, and Deanna (Verle) Rowton. Deceased: Stepson Nick Rainsbery.

John also leaves a very special and loving friend, Babette Gilbert.

A visitation/viewing will be held at 9:00 AM on Monday, January 13, 2020 at Yates Funeral Home – Coeur d’ Alene Chapel, 744 N. 4th St., Coeur d’ Alene, ID with a funeral service to follow at 10:00 AM. A graveside service will be at 12:30 PM the same day at Fairmount Memorial Park, 5200 W. Wellesley Ave., Spokane, WA.


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Visitation

Monday

13

Jan

9:00 AM 1/13/2020 9:00:00 AM - 9:50 AM 1/13/2020 9:50:00 AM
Yates Funeral Homes & Cremation - Coeur d'Alene Chapel

744 N 4th Street
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Yates Funeral Homes & Cremation - Coeur d'Alene Chapel
744 N 4th Street Coeur d'Alene 83814 ID
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

13

Jan

10:00 AM 1/13/2020 10:00:00 AM
Yates Funeral Homes & Cremation - Coeur d'Alene Chapel

744 N 4th Street
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Yates Funeral Homes & Cremation - Coeur d'Alene Chapel
744 N 4th Street Coeur d'Alene 83814 ID
United States

Graveside

Monday

13

Jan

12:30 PM 1/13/2020 12:30:00 PM
Fairmount Memorial Park

5200 W. Wellesley St
Spokane, WA 99205

Fairmount Memorial Park
5200 W. Wellesley St Spokane 99205 WA
United States
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