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Peter A Merkes
1927 - 2017
Pete Merkes

Peter A. “Pete” Merkes, 89 of Ellenboro, died on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Orchard Manor, Lancaster. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 31, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery, Platteville.  Friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, where there will be a parish rosary at 3:45 p.m.; friends may also call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the church.  Memorials may be made to the Peter “Pete” Merkes Memorial Fund.  Online condolences can be made at

For complete obit see the Thursday, March 30, 2017 issue of the Grant County Herald Independent