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John Andersen

06/21/1948 - 07/15/2009
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John Vernon Andersen
Winneconne, Wisconsin

John Vernon Andersen, age 61, of Winneconne, died Wednesday, July 15, 2009. He was born June 21, 1948 in Neenah, the oldest of four children to the late Vernon and Elaine (Ihrig) Andersen. John served his country in the U.S. Army from May of 1968 until 1972. Upon returning from the service he resumed working in Winneconne at J.I. Case through the Ingersoll ownership. John was a past member of the American Legion Post 364 in Winneconne where he was a past post commander. He also had served on the Winneconne Volunteer Fire Department. John lived the past three years in Irma, Wisconsin helping his cousin, Maureen (Andersen) Johnson maintain her horse farm.
John is survived by two sisters and one brother, Joanne (Gerald) Wenzel, Allen (Karla) Andersen, all of Winneconne; Elisabeth (David) Meilahn, of Fond du Lac; nieces and nephews, Kathryn (Roger) Howard, of Palatine, Illinois; Michael Wenzel, of Appleton; Kristen (Thomas) Owens, of Neenah; Jasen Andersen, Scott Andersen, both of Winneconne; Megan (Gary) Jourdan, of Milwaukee; Rebecca (Jacob) Meilke, of Fond du Lac; great-nieces; great-nephews; cousins; and a special friend, Sandy Colvin, of Winneconne.
Cremation has taken place and a Service of Comfort will be held on Monday, July 20, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home, Winneconne, with Pastor John Covach officiating. A Tribute to a Veteran Service will be held at 4:30 p.m. Inurnment will be in the Winneconne Cemetery. A Visitation for family and friends will be on Monday at the funeral home from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

Mueller Funeral Home
904 E. Main St. P.O. Box 250
Winneconne, WI 54986
(920) 582-4242
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The Schultz Family wrote on July 20, 2009
Joey, Beth and Alan, was very sorry to read about John's passing in the paper. Our thoughts are with you all. The Schultz's Jerry and Phyllis

donna thorne wrote on July 19, 2009
my deepest sympathy to the family.

Tim Hewitt class of 1967 wrote on July 18, 2009
John was a brave man for serving our county, and in high shool a very good track runner