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Obituary: Yuri Merzhevsky

Yuri Merzhevsky "Master Violinist" On November 15, 2005, our beloved son and brother, Yuri Merzhevsky, passed away before his time in Minneapolis, MN. He was born on March 1st, 1960 in St. Petersburg, Russia to Kira Merzhevskaya (mother), and Vladimir Tolstik (step-father). Yuri was a great violinist. He showed this talent from an early age and dedicated his life to his music. He was a graduate of St. Petersburg Conservatory of Music and was the winner of international violin competitions. Yuri's unbelievable talent left unforgettable memories for those who had a privilege to hear him perform. His beautiful music will always be in our hearts. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, November 23, 2005 at 1:00 p.m. at Murray City Cemetery, 5600 So. Vine St. Friends and family may call at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State St. Wednesday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Family condolences may be sent to www.jenkins-soffe.com.