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Richard Emery Merrill

Male 1937 - 2012  (75 years)

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  • Name Richard Emery Merrill 
    Born 15 Jun 1937  Waterville, Marshall County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Jul 2012  Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 18 Jul 2012  Dover Cemetery, Dover, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4960  Rossville
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2019 

    Father Paul Merrill 
    Mother Grace Powell Merrill 
    Family ID F5393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Delores Schilling Merrill 
    Married 11 Jun 1961 
     1. Robert Merrill
     2. Judy Merrill Fiegener
     3. Cherilyn Merrill Olmsted
     4. Susan Merrill Allen
     5. Kevin Merrill
     6. Charles Merrill
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2017 08:30:16 
    Family ID F5394  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Jul 2012 - Dover Cemetery, Dover, Shawnee County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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    Obituary- Merrill, Richard
    Obituary- Merrill, Richard

    Richard “Dick” Emery Merrill
    Richard Emery Merrill, Topeka, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City MO.

    Richard was born in Waterville KS on June 15, 1937, the son of Paul and Grace Powell Merrill. He married Delores Schilling on June 11, 1961 in the Dover/Willard community, where they lived for the last 51 years. She survives. Richard worked for Santa Fe Railroad, where he retired after 37 years of service.

    Richard is also survived by his children, Robert Merrill, Judy Fiegener (Jim), Cherilyn Olmsted (Randy), Susan Allen (Tom), Kevin Merrill (Sally), Charles Merrill (Yvonne); nine grandchildren; his brothers, Morris Merrill (Jean), Martin Merrill (Linda); and his sister, Ann Foster (Don). He was preceded in death by his parents.

    Mr. Merrill will lie in state and family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at Dover Federated Church. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Church. Burial with military honors will follow at Dover Cemetery.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Dover Community Center, Dover Odd Fellows and Dover Federated Church, sent in care of Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, 2801 SW Urish Road, Topeka KS 66614. Online condolences may be sent to