Harold Emil Meister, of Deerbrook, died Friday, August 27, 2021, after a short battle with brain cancer at his home under the care of his children and LeRoyer Hospice. He was 89 years old. He was born on May 25, 1932, in Jennings, a son of William and Lena (Rudloff) Meister. He married Doloris Wicke on July 29, 1953, at Zion Lutheran Church in Easton. She preceded him in death on September 8, 2016.
Harold dairy farmed in the town of Pearson and was employed at Waukesha Bearings retiring in 1997.
He enjoyed fishing, camping, and deer hunting. He was a proud father and grandfather.
Survivors include three daughters, Susan (Barry) Thiel of Elcho, Penny (Trace) Zima of Antigo and Tammy (Mary) King of Pickerel; four sons, Gregory Meister of Ham Lake, MN, Paul Meister of Bryant, Jon (Lori) Meister of Pearson and Roger (Mary) Meister of Deerbrook; 13 grandchildren, Tori Buck of Holbrook, Mass., Tracy Wilson of Dallas, TX, Travis Meister of Pearson, Jason Meister of Pearson, Nicole Meister of Antigo, Tawnie Beer of Neva, Kayla Strong of Neenah, Lena Hurley of Green Bay, Ashley Tapper of Wittenberg, Jenny Meister of Wittenberg, Mickey Zima of Antigo, Jacob Meister of Neva and Jayme Meister of Ham Lake, MN; many great-grandchildren; two brothers, Frank (Shirley) Meister of Pelican Lake and George Meister of Crandon; a sister, Rosemary (Werner) Grosskurth of Antigo; and his beloved hound, Annie.
In addition to his wife and parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Agnes Meister; two brothers, Robert Feger and Fred Feger, Jr.; and two sisters, Laura Smith and Alice Jaeger.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 2, 2021, at 1 p.m. at the Bradley Funeral Home with Deacon Pam Werth officiating.
Burial will take place in the Pearson Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
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Antigo, WI 54409
Antigo, WI 54409
So sorry for your loss. A good friend and co-worker. He always had a smile, a hug, and a story to tell. whenever we met. We will miss him. Jeff and Wendy Wayne
I would like to correct my second sentence. It should of stated A kind and considerate man.
I would like to correct my tribute. The second sentence should of stated A kind and considerate man.
I worked with Harold at Waukesha Bearing. I kind and considerable man. I remember many years ago borrowing my spud to him so he could plant trees. Harold you will be missed by many. May you rest in peace.
The tree celebrates Harolds life. Best wishes.Memorial Tree was purchased for the family of Harold Emil Meister by Tribute Store.
Sending my condolences to ALL of Harolds children. He was a special man! Love, His Flower GirlInspiring Sunset was purchased for the family of Harold Emil Meister by Lanora Krause.
Harold will be remembered as being a very hard working and kind man. And a loving father to his children. We will cherish our memories of Harold from when we worked together at Antigo Retreaders. Our prayers and sympathy to all of Harold's family. Willie and Judy Brandt, Weston WI