In Memory

John Buchmeyer

John Buchmeyer

ESCONDIDO, Calif. -- John C. Buchmeyer, of Escondido, Calif., formerly of Davenport, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, in Long Beach, Calif. Funeral services were held 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, at The Runge Mortuary Chapel, Davenport. Burial was in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.

John was born August 5, 1951, in Davenport, the son of Carman Vincent and Helen L. (Conners) Buchmeyer Wilkie. He worked in car sales and had been associated with Lujack, Dahl Ford, and Schwind-Broeker in Davenport. More recently, he was involved with boat and RV accessories sales in southern California with Coastal Marine. John was also a loyal Chicago Bears fan. Survivors include his mother, Helen Buchmeyer Wilkie, of Davenport; sister and brother-in-law, Karen and Richard Winstanley, of Long Beach, Calif.; and brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth C. and Barbara Buchmeyer, of Davenport. Several nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his father in 1951.