Service Schedule...

Ralph "Red" August Merk

Date: 04-13-2019
Time: 10-11 a.m.

Visitation Location:
New Salem Baptist Church - Owensville

Date: 04-13-2019
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Service Location:
New Salem Baptist Church - Owensville

New Salem Cemetery

New Salem Baptist Church

Ralph "Red" August Merk, 82, of Rosebud passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Washington.

He was born on Dec. 16, 1936, to Henry W. and Nora (Brauks) Merk at Gerald.

He was united in marriage to Florence Olga Rehmert on May 10, 1965, at Fairless Hills, Penn.

Ralph enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Nora Merk; wife, Florence Rehmert; and brother, Melbourne Merk.

He is survived by his sisters, Margie Altemeyer and Mary Wardensky; and by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 13 from 10-11 a.m. at New Salem Baptist Church in Owensville.

Memorial services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Church with Pastor Jack Kurrelmeyer officiating. Interment of ashes will be at New Salem Cemetery.

Memorials requested to New Salem Baptist Church.