Mervin Edward Meek
On September 9, 2020 Mervin Edward Meek went to be with the Lord Jesus.
Outdoor graveside funeral services will be presided by Pastor Ron McPherson at 10:00 a.m. Monday, September 14, 2020, at Edinburg cemetery in Missouri.
Mervin was born on April 24, 1936 in Brimson, Missouri, the youngest son of Jesse and Margurette Meek.
Mervin graduated from Ridgeway High School in Missouri. In 1958 he married the love of his life Marilyn Roggentien. Mervin went on to serve in the US army and quickly secured a spot on the rifle team at Fort Benning, Georgia. After leaving the military, he worked for HyVee Food Stores and became a successful store manager in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for 23 years.
His interests included family, hunting, fishing, traveling in his RV, hobby farming, sports, and picking wild blueberries at his cabin in northern Minnesota.
Mervin is survived by his wife Marilyn, his children Shon and Brenda and their spouses, his grandson Jesse Meek, his sister Ann, along with nephews and nieces.
Mervin will be forever remembered as a wonderful husband for 62 years, a dedicated father, and an endearing grandfather who had a great sense of humor, adventurous spirit, and strong work ethic.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to John Hagee Ministries at JHM.org or PO Box 1400, San Antonio, Texas, 78295. Services are under the direction of Slater Neal Funeral Home of Trenton.
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