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Wayne Douglas Merrill

September 27, 1947 ~ April 13, 2021 (age 73)

Obituary

Wayne Douglas Merrill, 73, of Duluth, MN passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at St. Luke’s Hospital.

Wayne was born in Duluth to Douglas and Alice Merrill on Sept. 27, 1947. He went to school at Morgan Park, where he graduated in 1965.

In 1967, Wayne was drafted in the U.S. Army, where he went off to Vietnam to fight for our great country.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Carol Merrill.

Wayne is survived by his sons, Dave (Nicki) Merrill and Richard Merrill; grandchildren, Jesse, Jake, Kellie, Marissa, Sophia, and Kodie; siblings, Butch (Vicky) Merrill, Sue (Richard) Linde, Tom (Nancy) Merrill; close friend, Michelle Stafford; and of course, furry companion, Severance.

Visitation to be held at 10am on Thursday, April 22nd at the Mission Creek Church Fond Du Lac, 521 131st Ave W, Duluth, with Memorial Service at 11am, followed immediately by Military Honors. Interment will take place at the Duluth Veterans Cemetery, 4777 Hwy 53, Saginaw, at 2pm.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 22, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mission Creek Fond Du Lac Church
521 131st Ave W
Duluth, MN 55808

Memorial Service
Thursday
April 22, 2021

11:00 AM
Mission Creek Fond Du Lac Church
521 131st Ave W
Duluth, MN 55808

Military Honors
Thursday
April 22, 2021

11:30 AM
Mission Creek Fond Du Lac Church
521 131st Ave W
Duluth, MN 55808

Interment
Thursday
April 22, 2021

2:00 PM
Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery - Duluth
4777 Highway 53
Saginaw, MN

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