Merlyn C. Sinn, 88, of Waterloo, IL, died June 26, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. He was born October 12, 1930, in Marissa, IL.
He is survived by his daughter Sherry (Michael) Dreps; son Scott (Jennifer) Sinn; grandchildren Aerica (Gregory) Pilkey, Kelsey (Brandon) Leetch, Adam (Madison) Rice, and Alanna Rice; great grandchildren Tristan, Gabriel, Lukas, and Brody; sisters Betty (Lee) Rogers and Gretchen (Jim) Jubinski; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Don "Hoofy" and Delores Reifschneider; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his wife Betty Lou Sinn (nee Reifschneider); daughter Stephanie Rice; parents Clarence & Susan (nee Knecht) Sinn; step mother Hazel Sinn nee Brown; and brothers Greg Sinn and Mickey Garrett.
Merlyn was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ - Waterloo, IL; Indian River City United Methodist Church - Titusville, FL; a US Navy Veteran; and an avid golfer and fisherman.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Indian River City United Methodist Church - Titusville, FL
American Lung Association
or Family Wishes
4 PM until time of service Friday, July 12, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home
7 PM Friday, July 12, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home in
Pastor Michael Southcombe officiating