Merrill W. Prange, 74, of Fults, IL, died December 11, 2022, in Fults, IL. He was born December 23, 1947, in Red Bud, IL.
He is survived by his wife Sheryl Prange (nee Asselmeier); children Bethany (Kevin) Booher and Audie (Abby) Prange; grandchildren Ty Booher, Remy Booher, and August Prange; sister Verna Doerr; brother Lee (Ardell) Prange; mother-in-law Melba I. Asselmeier; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Dennis (Jane) Asselmeier and Dwight (Kathy) Asselmeier; nieces; nephews; cousins; and friends.
He is preceded in death by his father Walter H. Prange and mother Leona K. Benton (nee Wild); step father Henry F. Benton; brother-in-law Kenneth Doerr; nephew Steven Prange; and father-in-law Eugene Asselmeier.
Merrill was a member of Renault American Legion, a United States Army Veteran, former Monroe County Treasurer, and President of Fults Village Board. He was a former member of St. John Church in Fults, IL and currently attending St. Johns Church in Maeystown, IL.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Hospice of Southern Illinois
St. Johns Cemetery - Fults, IL
or Donor's Choice
4 PM to 8 PM Friday, December 16, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until 10 AM Saturday at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Patrick Poole officiating
Interment at St. John Cemetery in Maeystown, IL