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Anne H. Merritt, age 76, died September 18, 2013, in Winfield, IL. She was born May 7, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan for 1 year, where she met Gerry. She finished her education and graduated from Eastern Michigan in 1959.She earned a degree in early childhood education and taught both 1st and 2nd grade for several years. She was a stay home mom and very active in many volunteer organizations, such as, Welcome Wagon, Wheaton Junior Women's Club, and held various board positions. She worked for 20 year at the Wheaton Park District Administration office. She loved playing tennis, golf, needle work, reading, and bridge with friends. She was a remarkable wife, mother, grandma, and friend. She was a strong amazing women, who loved her family and friends with all her heart, and whose smile would light up a room. She is survived by her, daughter Susan (Brian) McCarthy, son John (Mary) Merritt, 5 grandchildren, her 3 sisters Marian Hardy, Jane Stroh, Emily Bradbury, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerry in July of this year. A visitation for Anne and Gerry will be held September 28, 2013 from 12 noon until the time of a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. at Hultgren Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Wheaton, IL 60187. Interment was private. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial gifts to the in Anne and Gerry's memory. Family and friends may sign a guest book at hultgrenfh.com. For more information, please call Hultgren Funeral Home at 630-668-0027.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Sept. 22, 2013
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