Merle Francis Duerr, age 88, of Brooklyn Center, loving husband, dad and grandpa passed away on June 12, 2022.
Survived by loving wife of 66 years, Carolyn; children, Linda (Steven) Johnson, Char Fearing, Steve (Kellie) Duerr; and 25 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Born June 6, 1934, in St. Michael, Merle worked at Toro and Onan Corp. as a sheet metal worker for many years. He loved to hunt, fish, bowl, coach little league baseball and dance. But most of all, he loved his family.
Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Friday, June 17, 2022, at St. Alphonsus Church, 7025 Halifax Ave. N., Brooklyn Center, MN 55429. Visitation 1 hour prior to mass at church and 5-7 PM Thursday, June 16, 2022, at Evans-Nordby Funeral Home, 6000 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Center, MN 55429.
Thursday, June 16th 5-7 PM
Evans-Nordby Funeral Home
6000 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN
Evans-Nordby is our hometown funeral home. All of the long-time residents of Osseo have used Evans-Nordby because they are part of the local family here in Osseo and they care for our loved ones in a way no others could. They're great and have been serving our community for years.