Elmer Merkel obituary
ELMER MERKEL Elmer Merkel, 62, for many years a resident of Mulberry, died Thursday evening of a heart attack at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Robert McKinney, rural route 6. Born at Reading, Pa., he came to Indiana when a small boy. On Sept. 24, 1902. he .married Miss Zella Klrschmer, who survives, with six children, Charles P., and Alfred D. Merkel and Mrs. McKinney, Lafayette; Mrs. Otis VV. Stair and William E. Merkel Col-burn and Mrs. Charles R. Nixon. Clinton, la. He was a member of St, James Lutheran church. Body at the McKinney home. Services Saturday at 2 p. m. from St. James church. Rogers, and Henderson funeral directors.