Dustin Edward Meeker, age 26 of Portage, passed away unexpectedly early Friday morning, Aug. 25, 2017 with his family at his side. Dustin, son of William and Tammy Meeker was born Oct. 26, 1990 in Madison. Dustin grew up in Wisconsin Dells, attended WDHS and graduated in 2009. He worked at Moosejaw throughout school until he joined the Navy and served 6 years active duty. After coming home, he became a Correctional Officer for the Columbia County Correctional Institution in Portage where he worked until his passing. Dustin loved to party and enjoy time with his family and many friends. Dustin had a passion for the outdoors, his job, cooking and making people smile and laugh.
He was preceded in death by his uncle, Steven Mackeben; brother, Billy; sister, Christina; nephew, Zachary Meeker; grandparents, Charles and Marge Meeker and his uncle, Robert Meeker.
He is survived by his parents, William and Tammy Meeker; grandmother, Mary Mackeben; sister, Amanda (Kory) Denman; brother, Andrew (Amanda) Meeker; brother, Ben (Cassie) Boyer, and many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 at 1 pm at Redlin Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 10 am until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial with military rites will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Redlin Funeral Home, 401 Madison Ave., Baraboo, WI 53913 or monetary donations may be made at Go Fund Me once the page for Dustin is finalized, to assist in expenses. To help the family celebrate Dustin, all are asked to wear their favorite t-shirt and jeans to the services.