Merle Duane AndersonJune 10, 1935 ~ April 13, 2017 (age 81)
Merle Duane Anderson of Eudora passed on Thursday, April 13, 2017. He was born on June 10, 1935 in Guthrie County, Iowa to Martin and Margaret (Mendenhall) Anderson.
In 1955, he joined the United States Navy and fought in the Korean War. Merle met the former Joyce Weldon and the two were married on November 4, 1961 and to their union two daughters, Victoria Jamison (d), Shellie Anderson Childs and a son, Christopher Anderson were born. In 1965, the couple moved to Eudora, Kansas. Merle was employed in the construction field most of his life.
Merle leaves to cherish his precious memories, his loving wife, Joyce, Son; Christopher, and daughter, Shellie ( Doyle) Childs, Son- in-law; Rhett Jamison, five grandchildren, Nick (Maria) Jamison, Nicole Jamison, Noel (Jamie) Jamison, Brandon Childs, Bryce Childs, eight Great grandchildren: George, Anna ,Noah , Lorelei, LilyAnne, Kai, Emily and Wesley.
A private family service will be planned for a later date.