CARIBOU and WOODLAND John M. Butler, 81, died Aug. 11, 2004, at Caribou. He was born Aug. 26, 1922, in Limestone, the son of William and Ellen (Farley) Butler. Mr. Butler served with the U.S. Army during World War II, and was a member of the Lister-Knowlton Post 9398 VFW. He was employed as a trackman for the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad for more than 34 years, and following his retirement he enjoyed spending time working in his garden and around his home. He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Mary Butler of Woodland; two daughters and sons-in-law, Norma and Kevin Younker of Bristol, and Joyce and Robert Rossignol of Woodland; two brothers, Alton Butler of Florida, and Junior Butler of Colorado; three sisters, Delores James and her husband, David, of Connecticut, Laura Bull and her husband, Duane, of Pennsylvania, and Verna Bell of Caribou; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Mr. Butler was predeceased by his wife, Blanche (Libby) Butler, in 1994; and a son, William Bubar Jr. Graveside memorial services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at the Evergreen Cemetery, with the Rev. Rennie Tichnor officiating. Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mr. Butler may do so through the Maine Veterans Home Memorial fund. Envelopes are available through the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou.