Obituary for Verna Fern Merkins

Born: Mar. 24th, 1916
Passed Away: Oct. 9th, 2012


Friday Oct. 12th, 2012
6:00pm to 8:00pm at Throop Funeral Home
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Saturday Oct. 13th, 2012, 11:00am at St Luke Lutheran Church
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Mrs. Verna Fern Merkins nee Page, aged 96, of Nunica, was called home to her Lord Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012. Verna was a long time member of St Luke Lutheran Church and resident of Nunica. Verna was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and cared for and loved her family deeply. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl “Cappy” Merkins, son David and son-in-law Jim Coleman. Verna is survived by her children, Dixie Coleman, Kenneth and Terri Merkins, Kathleen and Tom Webb; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; sister, Shirley and Howard Trygstad and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, Oct 13, 2012 at St Luke Lutheran Church, Rev. William Lahrman officiating. Burial in Nunica Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family Friday from 6 to 8 pm at the Throop Funeral Home in Coopersville. Memorial donations may be made to St Luke Lutheran Church, 11261 South St., P.O. Box 97, Nunica, MI 49448. An online guestbook may be signed at Throop Funeral Home, Coopersville Ph 616-837-8161


at Nunica Cemetery
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