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John E VanDrisse

John E VanDrisse, 79, of Luxemburg, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020 in Jupiter Fl.

 

 He was born May 13, 1941 to Elmer and Vivian VanDrisse of Luxemburg WI.

 

He graduated from Luxemburg High School and St Norbert College in 1963.

 

John married the love of his life Mary Kay O’Meara in DePere on June 1, 1963. They were married for 53 years.

 

John served in the army as a First Lieutenant stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky. 

He returned to Luxemburg to work in the family business VanDrisse Insurance.  

 

John was a true outdoor sportsman from fishing in Canada to hunting in Wyoming.  He spent many years playing competitive softball and racquetball. 

 

He loved tailgating and cheering on the Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers.  After retiring John enjoyed the snowbird life with his wife Kay - winters in Jupiter Fl and summers in WI.  John was most happy catching perch on the bay or pompano off the beach in Jupiter.

 

John is survived by his four children, Mark and wife Peg Vandrisse, Gary and wife Caroline VanDrisse, Ann and husband Nick DeRosa and Marne and husband Matt Miller. He has nine granddaughters and one grandson. Also, survivors to John are brother, Bob VanDrisse, sister, Margaret VanDrisse, and sister-in-law Patti Raymond.

 

John was preceded with the passing of his wife Mary Kay VanDrisse, his parents, Elmer and Vivian VanDrisse, and Kay’s parents, Jim and Edith O’Meara.

 

 John will be laid to rest next to his wife, Kay, at St. Mary Cemetery, Luxemburg.

 

McMahon Funeral Home, Luxemburg is assisting the VanDrisse Family.  www.mcmahonfh.com

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