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Merlyn C. Sinn

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

Memorial Visitation:
4 PM until time of service Friday, July 12, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home

Memorial Service:
7 PM Friday, July 12, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home in 
Pastor Michael Southcombe officiating

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Accept our sympathy for the loss of this family member. Sincerely, Nancy & Marty Oliver

Nancy and Martin Oliver Aug 2 2019 12:00 AM

A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on July 12, 2019

Scott, Jenn, & family, We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family. Thinking of you, Carol & David Casebolt (TT and Pot Roast)

Expression of Sympathy Jul 12 2019 12:00 AM

Sherry, so sorry to hear you Dad passed. Eighty eight years is amazing! Im sure you have a lot of great memories. Love Jim and Vicki Walsh

Vicki Walsh Jul 1 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear your brothers passing Gretchen. Sending our sympathy. Stan and Bev Marissa Illinois.

Stan and Bev Jul 1 2019 12:00 AM