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“The big cousin with the big horse. Ride into Glory, Merle. Jesus is waiting. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Emilie Avenson-Allen - Toledo, OR

“The big cousin with the big horse. Ride now to Glory, Merle. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Emilie Avenson-Allen - Toledo, OR

“Dear Jean, Michael, Joel, Randy, and family, I agree with all the commentators here and on Facebook, that Merle was a very kind man, with a quick...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Allen Dale Avenson - Maple Grove, MN

“While I didn't have the pleasure of knowing Mr. Merle Avenson for very long, the time I did was nothing but a joy. He was kind and humorous, and he...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Nathaniel Cochran - Goose Creek, SC

“I've only seen Merle a few times weather it was looking at his septic system or his well but it did not take long for him to give me guff about what...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“We wanted to express our condolences to you and your loved ones at this time. Please know you are being thought about during this time of sorrow. ...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Randy and Judy Kellum - Branson

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Mitch Hellkamp - Coon Rapids, MN

“one of the best darn two bus drivers in Nevis. Merle and Slug were the best. Boy do I have "Late Bus" stories with Merle. One included a 6-8 foot...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Jason Kath - Seattle, WA

“I am happy for all those in Heaven who will now get to enjoy Merle and his sense of humor! ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Rosemary (Kruft) Mills - MN

“Hello Jean and family,I celebrate with you Merle's earthly life and now his triumphant heavenly life with Jesus. Alleluia! I have so many memories...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Daphne Kath Davis - Kent, WA

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Merle was born on May 18, 1943 and passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017.

Merle was a resident of Minnesota at the time of passing.

He attended school in Nevis through the 12th grade where he enjoyed participating in high school sports and 4-H.

Funeral services will be held 11 AM Monday, May 8, 2017 at the First English Lutheran Church in Dorset with the Rev. Chris Davis officiating. Interment will be made in the Hubbard Cemetery. Visitation will begin 10 AM Monday at the church. To view the on line video tribute or to leave on line condolences please visit www.jonespearson.com Monday May 8, 2017, 11:00 AM at First English Lutheran Church Visitation will be held one hour prior to service at the church.