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 Loy “Jean” Merriman

Loy “Jean” Merriman

Birth
Ramsey, Fayette County, Illinois, USA
Death 22 Oct 2012 (aged 86)
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Burial Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100013246 · View Source
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PEORIA, IL - Loy "Jean" Merriman, 86, of Peoria, Ill., died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Ill.

He was born July 28, 1926, in Ramsey, Ill. He was the son of Guy and Freeda (Davis) Merriman. He married Mary L. Larash on Jan. 4, 1947, in Peoria, Ill. She survives.

Also surviving are three sons, Richard (Deanna) Merriman of Bartonville, Ill., Jack (Linda) Merriman of Douglasville, Ga., and Steve Merriman of Peoria, Ill. There are five grandchildren, Jack Merriman Jr., Heather (Daniel) Harrigan, Denise Merriman, Nikolaus Merriman and Alecia (Billy) Bernardoni. He has two great-grandchildren, Ava and Luciano Harrigan. Jean has one sister surviving, Carolyn Murphy of Toulon, Ill.

He was preceded in death by one grandson, Jon Bradley Merriman; and several brothers and sisters.

Jean worked for 37 years in plant protection at Caterpillar Inc., retiring in 1983.

He was a World War II Army veteran, a member of the Bartonville American Legion Post 979 and Alta Masonic Lodge No. 748 A.F. & A.M.

Burial will be in the Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria followed by military rites.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on October 24, 2012



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  • Created by: Jeanette
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100013246
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Loy “Jean” Merriman (28 Jul 1926–22 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100013246, citing Swan Lake Memory Gardens, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jeanette (contributor 46892486) .