Marie Ann Meyers

June 18, 1932 ~ November 18, 2022

Marie Ann Meyers (Hegenbarth), 90, died peacefully on November 17, 2022, in her home. She was born June 18, 1932, to Edward and Evelyn Hegenbarth. She grew up in La Crosse and graduated from Aquinas High School. She met her husband to be, Herb Meyers, at the Concordia Hall while attending a wedding dance. They were married on August 12, 1952, at Blessed Sacrament Church

Marie Ann Meyers

Marie Ann Meyers

in La Crosse and were happily married for 68 years until his death January 2, 2021. Marie was a long-time member of Mary, Mother of the Church and worked many Chicken Ques as a “bean lady”. She was employed by the La Crosse School District for 18 years and managed both the Knights of Columbus 839 and VFW 1530. She was a member of the VFW 1530 since 1975 and held many state officer positions for the Ladies Auxiliary. Marie also volunteered at the Tomah and River Valley Veterans Clinics.

Marie is survived by her 5 children Rose (Glenn) Wegner, Sandy (Andres) Ameigeiras, Sharon (Jeff) Pedretti, Roxane (Dennis) Herricks, and Kevin Meyers. Marie loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and all her family and friends.

Marie’s visitation will be Wednesday, November 23, 2022, from 9:30-11:00 am at Mary, Mother of the Church, 2006 Weston St., La Crosse, WI. Mass will begin at 11:00 am with a luncheon to follow in the parish hall. The burial will follow at 2:00 pm, at the Catholic Cemetery at Losey Blvd.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests you contribute to your favorite charitable organization.

Marie’s family would like to extend heartfelt thanks to all the staff and her friends at Brookdale, especially Kay and Kathy (The Spice Girls).