John P. Meekma, 91, of Evergreen Park, died Jan. 9 at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. Visitation was held Jan. 15 at Colonial Chapel in Orland Park. A funeral service was held Jan. 16 at Colonial Chapel in Orland Park. Interment was at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.
Mr. Meekma is survived by his wife, Pauline, his daughters, Beverly Baar and Bonnie Kats; his sons, Larry and Glenn; 10 grandchildren and three greatgrandchildren.
Mr. Meekma was born in Chicago. He served in the Army during World War II. He worked as a dentist.