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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


  1. Kara Maureen Van Roekel, geboren 5-5-1963 USA IA Des Moines
  2. Mark Lyle Van Roekel, geboren 18-5-1966 USA IA Des Moines
  3. Brian Dale Van Roekel, geboren 3-2-1970 USA IA Des Moines
  4. Holly Lynn Van Roekel, geboren 25-7-1971 USA IA Des Moines


MVC Email 15-11-2005
Deb Emery Email 28-2-2018
Merlin L. (Ernie) Van Roekel, 74, of Des Moines, passed away peacefully on May 16, 2013. Merlin was born in Orange City, IA to Milton and Alice Van Roekel and married to Cynthia B. Anderson.

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.

Deb Emery Email 24-3-2018:
His ashes have been scattered in the Resurrection Garden located in the front courtyard of his church - Saint Lukes Episcopal Church Garden - Des Moines, Polk County, IA:

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