LCpl Jacob Alexander Meinert

LCpl Jacob Alexander Meinert

Birth
Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 10 Jan 2010 (aged 20)
Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec 60 Site 9155
Memorial ID 46573270 · View Source
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Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Meinert, 20, of Fort Atkinson, Wis., attended Red Apple Elementary School and Jerstad Agerholm Middle School in Racine before moving to Fort Atkinson. Jacob graduated from Fort Atkinson High School in 2007. He entered the Marine Corps Recruitment Depot in San Diego, Calif., graduating with platoon 2167. He was stationed in Hawaii with 1st Battalion 3rd Marines Bravo Company. Jacob completed one tour of duty in Iraq and was currently serving a tour of duty in Afghanistan. His hobbies included fishing, sailing and a variety of musical outlets. He enjoyed the time spent with his friends. Survivors include his mother, Krista (Michael) Edquist of Fort Atkinson. He leaves at home a sister, Randi Meinert; stepbrother, Mitchell Edquist; brother, Larson Edquist; and the family dog, Bosco. He also is survived by his father, Brian Warzala; maternal grandparents, Richard "Donna" Meinert; paternal grandfather, Robert Warzala; paternal grandmother, Darlene Warzala; three aunts, Michele (David) Breheim, Sheryl Petersen and Pam (Nathan Schulz) Warzala; and an uncle, Ben Warzala, all of Racine. He also is survived by many other relatives and friends. Jacob died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 11 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46573270
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCpl Jacob Alexander Meinert (24 Jun 1989–10 Jan 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46573270, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .