Tyler Joseph Meier
Tyler Joseph Meier was abruptly killed Saturday, March 2, 2019 near Augusta, WI.
Tyler was a father and Grandfather and loved his family immensely. Tyler lead his life by embracing wholeheartedly GODS beautiful creations of woods, rivers, lakes and all the majesty of the LORDS amazing order and complexities. This is where he felt most at home. He began to fish at three years of age and became an exemplary fisherman. Loving the sport with much passion, he also was a skilled taxidermist displaying many Northern and Muskellunge in exacting detail. He always said: “There are angels in the woods because they do not desire to dwell in manmade surroundings.” We believe this was a truly inspired revelation. Tyler owned seven different Holy Bibles from various denominations in which he wrote prolific thoughts, prayers and glued inspirational art. He dealt with some extremely difficult personal burdens in his life which brought him to GOD for reparation, glory and the eternal hope. Tyler was a loving human being at heart with an infectious sense of humor. He was born July 3, 1972 in Opelousas, LA, the first several years living amongst the exuberant Cajuns. Always enjoying the wonderful Cajun food, he developed a great flair for preparing such excellent and authentic meals. Ultimately he grew up in Neillsville, WI and graduated here as well. He went forward to pursue a career in the United States Marine Corps. Unfortunately, to his disappointment, he developed foot metatarsal fractures and was given a medical honorable discharge. He went on to various other employments: offshore oil drilling, contract construction, cabinet making and developed a professional hardwood flooring business currently in Alma, WI, overlooking the beautiful view of the Mississippi River.
Tyler was married to Claudia Nicole Beard in Louisiana and had two great sons. Tyler is survived by his mother, Mary Jo Meier, his former wife, son, Travis John Meier, son, Tristen Matthew Meier, step-daughter, Jazmine Angelle Marino and granddaughter, Aiyanna Meier, also his two brothers, Seth Ayers Meier and Samuel Joel Meier.
Tyler’s intelligence and verve for life is so very grievously missed by his mother and family and those who knew his unique blend of character. God had so much more for him to accomplish and experience! Because of the way Tyler left this earth we sincerely & lovingly believe he was taken into the all-abiding healing arms of his Merciful Savior – JESUS CHRIST! Go softly, perfectly my son, I Love You! Our Dad, we love you! Our grandpa, we love you! Into eternal kingdom of the LORD GOD Most High where we trust & hope of rejoining again in completeness and glorious, perpetual joy, Tyler Joe we love you so much, await us our Dear One!
A Memorial Service for Tyler will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Rev. Varkey V. Joseph will officiate. Military honors will be performed by the Neillsville Veteran’s Council. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m., to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 6th at the Gesche Funeral Home.
Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.
Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting Tyler’s family with funeral arrangements.