6 N Main • Caldwell, KS • 620-845-6424
Eunice L. Merritt
December 22, 1945 ~ August 9, 2017
Eunice Lorene Merritt, born in Berwyn, IL December 22, 1945 to Edgar and Lorene Abraham went to her heavenly home August 9, 2017 in Wichita, KS. Surviving is her husband of 51 years, Gary Merritt along with her children, Carrie and Lee Cherian, Darren and Elizabeth Merritt and Martin and Cassandra Merritt. Her pride and joy are her grandchildren; Carreena Merritt, Grayson Merritt, Zachary Merritt, Madeline Merritt, Anna Merritt, Christopher Cherian, Jackson Merritt, Evelyn Merritt, Henry Merritt, Leata Merritt and Maggie Merritt.
Also surviving are her sister-in-law, Carolyn Sandell, brother-in-law John Saunders, “sisters” Pam Lagasse, Lynette Alexander along with many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends made family along the way.
Although Eunice worked outside the home off and on, her primary occupation was being a homemaker and support staff. A life-long Lutheran, she relished the roles of Lutheran Principle’s wife, Lutheran minister’s wife and Developmental Officer’s wife within the Lutheran Institutions throughout the country, including Desoto, MO, Galvaston, TX, Portland OR, Selma AL and Easton, KS.
Eunice and her husband retired five years ago to Caldwell, KS where she made Caldwell her home.
Visitation will be held Thursday evening, August 17, 2017 at the Schaeffer Mortuary, 6 N. Main, Caldwell, Kansas from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Zion Lutheran Church 101 E. Cherry, Argonia, KS with inurnment in the Caldwell City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in memory of Eunice to the Zion Lutheran Church, PO Box 205, Argonia, KS 67004 or left in care of Schaeffer Mortuary 6 N. Main, Caldwell, KS 67022.