Barr Memorial Chapel obituary, James Wayne Meierotto, 61, of Fort Madison

James Wayne Meierotto, 61 years, of Fort Madison, Iowa died Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at his home.  He was born December 25, 1957 in Fort Madison, a son of Alvin and Mary Margaret “Margie” (Coster) Meierotto.  He married Susan Holterhaus, they had four children: Bryer, Rachel, Jordyn, and Sam.


He was a 1976 graduate of Fort Madison High School.  He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He was a manager for ISC, Burlington for many years.  He was a Christian.  He loved basketball, grilling with his brother Dennis, shooting, fishing, and Classic Rock. 

He is survived by two sons, Bryer Meierotto of Burlington, Iowa and Sam Meierotto of Fort Madison;  

two daughters, Rachel Meierotto of Utah and Jordyn Meierotto of Fort Madison; his mother, Margie Meierotto of Fort Madison; three brothers: Daniel Meierotto of Wever, Iowa; Brian (Barbara) Meierotto of Montrose, Iowa; and Patrick Meierotto of Burlington; two sisters, Deborah Mapes of Montrose and Carol (Gary) Glasgow of West Point, Iowa; numerous uncles, aunts, nieces, and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father, one brother Dennis, and a nephew Spencer.

His body has been cremated.   A graveside service with military rites will be at 1:00 pm Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Oakland Cemetery, Fort Madison.  Barr Memorial Chapel is honored to serve the Meierotto family and an online guest book may be found at

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