In memory of
LeRoy E. "Shorty" Meyers
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In memory of
LeRoy E. "Shorty" Meyers
LeRoy E. "Shorty" Meyers, age 95, of McHenry, passed away peacefully, Wednesday evening, October 2, 2019, in Crystal Lake. Shorty was born, June 13, 1924, the son of William J. and Margaret (King) Meyers. On September 6, 1947, Shorty married the love of his life, Esther C. Freund at St. Mary Catholic Church in McHenry. Esther preceded Shorty in death on September 8, 2015. Shorty proudly served our country in the United State Army during World War II, later being Honorably Discharged. He belonged to the VFW and American Legion, as well as the Johnsburg Community Club. Shorty loved watching and was an avid Chicago Cubs Fan. Shorty is survived by his 2 loving sons, Dennis (Terri) Meyers of Tonto Verde, AZ and Richard (Judy) Meyers of McHenry; his grandchildren, Michelle (Scott) Scavo, Robin Bittner, Michael (Samantha) Meyers, Brandi (Nicholas) Evans, Brett (Traci) Meyers, and Steve, Megan, Dylan, and Brennan Doherty; and 10 great-grandchildren. In addition to his loving wife Esther, Shorty was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers, Bud and Si; 3 sisters, Laura, Annabel, Evelyn; and 4 infant sisters. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019, from 4-8 P.M., at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Visitation will continue on Tuesday morning, October 8, 2019, from 9:30-10:30 A.M., at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 A.M., at St. Mary Catholic Church, 1401 N. Richmond Road, McHenry. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice, www.heartlandhospicefund.org/donate/ or St. Mary Building Fund, 1401 N. Richmond Rd., McHenry. For information, call 815-315-0063 or log unto www.colonialmchenry.com
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In memory of
LeRoy E. "Shorty" Meyers
LeRoy E. "Shorty" Meyers, age 95, of McHenry, passed away peacefully, Wednesday evening, October 2, 2019, in Crystal Lake. Shorty was born, June 13, 1924, the son of William J. and Margaret (King) Meyers. On September 6, 1947, Shorty married the love of his life, Esther C. Freund at St. Mary Catholic Church in McHenry. Esther preceded Shorty in death on September 8, 2015. Shorty proudly served our country in the United State Army during World War II, later being Honorably Discharged. He belonged to the VFW and American Legion, as well as the Johnsburg Community Club. Shorty loved watching and was an avid Chicago Cubs Fan. Shorty is survived by his 2 loving sons, Dennis (Terri) Meyers of Tonto Verde, AZ and Richard (Judy) Meyers of McHenry; his grandchildren, Michelle (Scott) Scavo, Robin Bittner, Michael (Samantha) Meyers, Brandi (Nicholas) Evans, Brett (Traci) Meyers, and Steve, Megan, Dylan, and Brennan Doherty; and 10 great-grandchildren. In addition to his loving wife Esther, Shorty was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers, Bud and Si; 3 sisters, Laura, Annabel, Evelyn; and 4 infant sisters. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019, from 4-8 P.M., at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Visitation will continue on Tuesday morning, October 8, 2019, from 9:30-10:30 A.M., at the funeral home. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 A.M., at St. Mary Catholic Church, 1401 N. Richmond Road, McHenry. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice, www.heartlandhospicefund.org/donate/ or St. Mary Building Fund, 1401 N. Richmond Rd., McHenry. For information, call 815-315-0063 or log unto www.colonialmchenry.com
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McHenry, IL 60050
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Celebrate the life of a departed friend or family member with an exuberant and patriotic bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Comforting memories of a life lived in service to the country are bought to mind with red and white roses, white gladioli and Oriental lilies, and blue hydrangeas beautifully arranged in a simply lovely white woodchip basket. Perfect for floor or tabletop display at a wake, for an altar or in a sanctuary at the funeral or to send to the home of grieving family and friends.

Standard arrangement is approximately 25"H x 19"W.

Deluxe arrangement is approximately 27"H x 19"W.

Premium arrangement is approximately 27"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S43-5027S

Celebrate the life of a departed friend or family member with an exuberant and patriotic bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Comforting memories of a life lived in service to the country are bought to mind with red and white roses, white gladioli and Oriental lilies, and blue hydrangeas beautifully arranged in a simply lovely white woodchip basket. Perfect for floor or tabletop display at a wake, for an altar or in a sanctuary at the funeral or to send to the home of grieving family and friends.

Standard arrangement is approximately 25"H x 19"W.

Deluxe arrangement is approximately 27"H x 19"W.

Premium arrangement is approximately 27"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S43-5027D

Celebrate the life of a departed friend or family member with an exuberant and patriotic bouquet of red, white and blue flowers. Comforting memories of a life lived in service to the country are bought to mind with red and white roses, white gladioli and Oriental lilies, and blue hydrangeas beautifully arranged in a simply lovely white woodchip basket. Perfect for floor or tabletop display at a wake, for an altar or in a sanctuary at the funeral or to send to the home of grieving family and friends.

Standard arrangement is approximately 25"H x 19"W.

Deluxe arrangement is approximately 27"H x 19"W.

Premium arrangement is approximately 27"H x 21"W.

Sku: ftd-S43-5027P
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