Archive for Thursday, March 4, 2004

Robert W. Merrifield


March 4, 2004

Services for Robert W. Merrifield, 66, Eudora, were Wednesday, March 3, at Clearfield United Methodist Church. Burial was in Clearfield Cemetery.
Mr. Merrifield died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at his home.
He was born June 24, 1937, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Milton and Pansy (Leadbetter) Merrifield. He graduated from Wellsville High School in 1955.
Mr. Merrifield worked for the Missouri Pacific and Union Pacific railroads for 37 years, retiring in 1992. He was active in traffic and transportation organizations.
He was a member of the Clearfield United Methodist Church and United Methodist Men's Group.
He married Deanna Sturm on June 22, 1958, in Clearfield. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Richard Merrifield, Chicago; a daughter, Lori Hernandez, Baldwin City; a brother, William Merrifield, Ozawkie; and three grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City 66067.

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