Merlin Lloyd (Ernie) Van Roekel
Zoon van Milton Lee Van Roekel en Alice Tolman, geboren 5-2-1939 USA IA Sioux County Orange City, overleden 16-5-2013 USA IA Polk County Des Moines en begraven 21-5 Saint Lukes Episcopal Church Garden
Trouwt 20-4-1962 USA NJ Cynthia B (Cindy) Anderson, geboren 4-5-1942 USA NJ
Merlin is survived by his loving family, wife Cindy, children Kara Tragesser, Mark (Birgit) Van Roekel, Brian (Irene) Van Roekel, Holly Van Roekel, sister Laura (William) La Grange, brother Roy Van Roekel, four grandchildren, three great grandchildren, favorite cousin Kay Tolman, many cousins, nieces, and nephews, and many long time friends. He will be greatly missed by all.
Funeral service for Merlin will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 3424 Forest Avenue, Des Moines, May 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with interment at St. Luke's Resurrection Garden immediately following. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's Memorial Fund or to the family for distribution to his preferred recipients.