Merl was born on August 5, 1929 and passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017.
Merl was a resident of Rapids, Wisconsin at the time of his passing.
Merl graduated from Plainfield High School in 1948.
He was served in the 57th 3rd Armed Division in Korea.
He was married to Joyce.
Memorial services will be held at a later date with graveside service and a celebration of life.