Daniel “Dan” Junior Merillat of Kalida Ohio died at age 90 on October 21, 2013. Dan was born on December 12, 1922 of parents Daniel Merillat and Lydia Saunders in Fayette Ohio. Dan is survived by his loving wife and love of his life Barbara Merillat who he married on November 29, 1942. He has joined their oldest son Fredrick Merillat in heaven and is survived by Dan (Donna) Merillat of Houston, TX, Mrs. Charlie (Linda) Franks of Fayette, and Mike Merillat of Cloverdale. Dan and Barb have been blessed with 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by 3 brothers and 4 sisters.
Dan served in the US Army, fought in World War II and was honorably discharged on February 13, 1946. He worked several years for Fuller Brush and then many years for, and retired (Mar 1988) from ITT Higbie MFG in Archbold Ohio.
Memorials may be made to The Meadows of Kalida.
Arrangements are being handled by LOVE FUNERAL HOME, Ottawa where condolences can be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com
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