F. Paul Meeuwenberg 1918-2012
He was 94.
Paul was born March 15, 1918 to Henry and Fanna (Poll) Meeuwenberg in Fremont, Mich. He served his country as a member of the United States Army during World War II.
In Feb. 15, 1947, Paul married Marie Magdalene Winowiecki, who preceded him in death in 2009. Paul and Marie enjoyed many years together sharing the joy of traveling and gardening.
Paul was a lifelong member of the Elks Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars and an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a formidable opponent while playing cards, especially enjoying games of cribbage, Texas hold’em and euchre.
Paul had a great sense of humor with a ready smile for all.
He is survived by his children, son Richard (Kerriann) of Newaygo, and Gene (Marleen) of Traverse City; daughter Connie (Russ) Fifarek of Farmington, Minn.; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Paul was predeceased by his sister Doris (John) Larabee.
Memorial contributions may be directed to VFW Cherryland Post #2780 or the Father Fred Foundation.