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Arlene M. Merksick

April 9, 1923 March 25, 2020
Arlene M. Merksick
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Arlene Meta Merksick, age 96, passed away on March 25, 2020 at her home in Council Bluffs.

Arlene was born on April 9, 1923 in Grand Island, Nebraska to the late Frank and Meta (Schulz) Boardman. She was united in marriage to Andrew Merksick until his passing in 1976.

She is also preceded in death by her daughter, Kimberly Andrea Merksick on July 11, 1978; siblings Nadine, JoAnne, Betty, Franklin and Kenneth.

Survivors include daughter, Milanie Merksick; 2 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 1 great great-grandchild; brother, Paul Christensen; sister, Fern Snipes; nieces and nephews.

Arlene worked for OCOMA Foods and Laidlaw Bus Company and she was a longtime member of Timothy Lutheran Church.

She will be laid to rest with daughter, Kimberly, in a private graveside service in Ridgewood Cemetery with Pastor Michael Petri, officiating.

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