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Obituary: Merlin M. Roberts

Merlin M. Roberts

1929 ~ 2007

Merlin Mortimer Roberts, 78, of Sandy, died Oct. 27, 2007, at Alta View Hospital of West Nile Virus. Born May 11, 1929, in Sugar City, ID, to Horace Lenn and Alice Mortimer Roberts. Married Norma Birch June 7, 1949, Idaho Falls Temple. Active LDS. Loved fishing, horses, word puzzles, horseshoes, helping family, family reunions. A hard worker, he loved to visit and do service, was avid Jazz fan.

Surviving are wife of Sandy; children, Norma, Kent, Susanne, Jeffrey, Teresa, Melanie, Patricia, Shawn, Rose, and Matthew. Siblings, Bryant, Mark, Darrell, Winona, Wayne, Marene and Ruth. Preceded by daughters, Bonnie and Amy, brothers, Blair and Farrell, sister, Helen.

Funeral Services 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3rd, Wood Funeral Home, 273 N. Ridge, Idaho Falls. Visitation 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1st at Riverbend Ward, 8825 S. 150 West, Sandy. Burial in Wilford, ID Cemetery. Send condolences to www.woodfuneralhome.com