Earl Dean Merrill, age 57, passed away August 22, 1996 at his home in Murray of a heart attack.
Born Sept. 7, 1938 in Preston, Idaho to Dean Wetstein and Frances Ward Merrill. Married Maureen Wightman, August 2, 1971 in Ely, Nevada. He worked as head cook for Cottonwood Hospital for over 19 years. His kindness and dedication to his family and friends will be sorely missed. The biggest joy of his life was watching his son get married July 27 of this year. He loved his children and was proud of their many accomplishments.Survivors: wife; three children, Dean William (Camie); Jamie; Stacie; a brother, Eugene Merrill; a sister, Lynda Beckstead; and many uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews who will miss him dearly. Preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Graveside services will be Monday, August 26, 11 a.m. at Murray City Cemetery, 5600 So. Vine St. Friends may call Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State, Murray.
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