Helen M. Merrick

Helen M. Merrick

Helen Marie Merrick, nee Neuhauser, age 102 of Naperville, IL, passed away peacefully, Friday, July 31, 2020 at her home residence at Independence Village. She was born March 5, 1918 in Archbold, OH to her late parents, Ezra and Priscilla Neuhauser. Wife of the late Robert Merrick, wedded on September 6, 1947. Mother of Steffanie (Laine) Malmquist and the late Steven (Kyler) Merrick. Grandmother of Robert (Jenny) Malmquist, Kimberly (Christian) Rivera, Joel (Amanda) Malmquist, James (Allison) Merrick, Kara (David) Ayaram, Jeremy (Susan) Merrick and great-grandmother of 13. Sister of Lois Lockman, the late Verile Short and Harold Neuhauser. Helen was a 1940 graduate of Bowling Green State University, receiving her bachelor's degree in Business Education. She started her teaching career at Ridgeville Corners High School, Archbold, OH. Helen was also the Secretary for Director of Maranatha Bible and Mission Conference Camp in Muskegon, MI from 1941-1947. Helen was a current member of Naperville Presbyterian Church. She was an avid reader and enjoyed leading and participating in Bible studies. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Helen’s name to Maranatha Bible and Missionary Conference, 4759 Lake Harbor Road, Norton, Shores, MI 49441. Visitation: Saturday, August 8th 12:00 Noon-1:00 PM at Short Funeral Home, 500 North Defiance Street, Archbold, OH 43502. Funeral Service to follow at 1:00 PM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Wauseon Union Cemetery, Wauseon, OH. Arrangements entrusted to Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL. For more information, please call 630-355-0213 or www.friedrich-jones.com
March 5, 1918 - July 31, 202003/05/191807/31/2020
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Helen Marie Merrick, nee Neuhauser, age 102 of Naperville, IL, passed away peacefully, Friday, July 31, 2020 at her home residence at Independence Village. She was born March 5, 1918 in Archbold, OH to her late parents, Ezra and Priscilla Neuhauser. Wife of the late Robert Merrick, wedded on September 6, 1947. Mother of Steffanie (Laine) Malmquist and the late Steven (Kyler) Merrick. Grandmother of Robert (Jenny) Malmquist, Kimberly (Christian) Rivera, Joel (Amanda) Malmquist, James ...

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Aug
08
Visitation
Saturday, August 08 2020
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Short Funeral Home
500 North Defiance Street
Archbold, Ohio 43502-0036
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08
Service
Saturday, August 08 2020
01:00 PM
Short Funeral Home
500 North Defiance Street
Archbold, Ohio 43502-0036
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Final Resting Place
Wauseon Union Cemetery
15165 OH-2
Wauseon , Ohio 43567
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Memorial Contributions

Maranatha Bible and Missionary Conference
4759 Lake Harbor Road, Norton Shores, Michigan 49441