- October 16, 1937 - February 25, 2017
- Freeport, Illinois
of Merle's Passing
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“Sorry for your loss.
1 of 5 | Posted by: A friend
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Jessie and your family. Love Harold and Jean
2 of 5 | Posted by: A friend
“Such a wonderful man. Great memories coming to the house as a kid. He will be greatly missed. Thinking of you all.
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jolene Runkle
“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
4 of 5 | Posted by: KAREN VEHMEIER
“Thinking of all the memories on Springfield Road growing up and playing basketball at the YMCA ....Godspeed, Wendy
5 of 5 | Posted by: Wendy Munz Behr - Arvada, CO
Merle was born on October 16, 1937 and passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2017.
Merle was a resident of Freeport, Illinois at the time of his passing.
He served as a military policeman in the U.S. Army from 1961-1963, while stationed in France.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday 11, 2017 at Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home in Freeport. Visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. until the time of service. Visitation 11 Mar 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Freeport Location 504 N. Walnut Freeport, IL 61032 Service 11 Mar 2:00 PM Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Freeport Location 504 N. Walnut Freeport, IL 61032 Share Merle Leroy Mellen's life celebration memory of Merle Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Freeport Location 504 N. Walnut Freeport, IL 61032 Phone: (815) 233-0613 Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home - Forreston Location 203 South 3rd Street Forreston, IL 61030 Phone: (815) 938-2470 Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home | Freeport & Forreston, IL | 504 N. Walnut, Freeport, IL 61032 | Phone: (815) 938-2470 | 203 South 3rd Street, Forreston, IL 61030 | Phone: (815) 233-0613.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the Stephenson County Humane Society.