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June M. Merritt

BACKUS — June May Merritt, age 59, of Backus, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. She was born in Minneapolis on June 24, 1952.

June is survived by her husband, Clint; sons, Mark (Jaclyn), Wesley (Angela); grandchildren, Summer, Joseph, Daniel, Amariena, Bryon; siblings, Barb Price (Bruce), Dale Thurston (Marlene), Lois Thorson (Jerry), Betty Krueger, Sandy Livingston (Terry), Cindy Garza (Albert), Cheryl Rindahl (Randy), Rick Williams (Sissy), Roger Williams (Barb); uncle, Roger; cousins, Teresa, Marlys, Tammy, Sheila; many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Loretta Williams; and father, Orville Thurston.

Services will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 7, at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River, with Pastor Tim Walker officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.