David L. Mayer, age 79 of Green Bay passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Woodside Lutheran Home, Green Bay.
He was born on October 19, 1940 in Cecil, Wisconsin son of the late Ernst and Linda (Peterman) Mayer. David was a graduate of Green Bay West High School with the class of 1958. He then served in the U.S. Air Force from 1959-1962. David was employed at Fort Howard Paper Mill until his retirement in 1998 after 35 years. David was a member of the Bayshore Bike Club - riding 5,000 miles some seasons. He was a trustee for Pilgrim Lutheran Church, volunteered for the church’s Blind Mission and was a member of the church’s dartball team. David loved watching the Packers and Brewers, hunting, fishing, gardening, country music, his dogs, and most importantly spending time with his grandchildren.
David is survived by one son, Scott (Dawn) Mayer, Menasha; two daughters, Paula (Ken) Behr, Farmington Hills, MI, and Sara Mayer, Kimberly; ten grandchildren, Brooke (Matt) Stormer, Jared Mayer; Jon Behr; Jaidyn, Papito, Tiana and Damon Mayer; Melissa (fiancé Seth Steinway) Mischler; Ryan Mischler; and Michelle (Kevin) Hatton; two great grandchildren, Kaylee and Makenna Hatton; a Brother, Robert Mayer; two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Helen Boettcher, Morva “Midge” and Duane Olsen, Ron Webster; and his dogs, Pebbles and Zoie. David was also preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, Clarence and Irene Mayer; four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Carol Block-Webster; Ruth and Don Van Pay; Ruby Ste Marie; Doris Buelow, Eugene Boettcher; and a beloved dog Reba.
The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at Green Bay Oncology, Woodside Lutheran Home and Unity Hospice for their care and smiles. In addition, special thanks to Chelsie VanLieshout and Jason Haasch for their assistance.
Visitation for David will be held at Lyndahl Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Ave. on Thursday evening, December 5, 2019 from 3:30pm until 7:30pm. Visitation will continue Friday morning, December 6, 2019 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1731 St. Agnes Dr. from 9:00am until the time of service at 11:00am. Officiating at the service will be Rev. Scott Malme. Burial will take place at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church Cemetery in Cecil. Military honors will be accorded. A luncheon will be served at Pilgrim Lutheran Church following the services in church. Expressions of sympathy, memories and photos may be shared with David’s family on his tribute page at www.lyndahl.com.
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