Merle Elmer Dupee

DUPEE, MERLE ELMER; age 88; of Columbus Township; died unexpectedly in his home on April 27, 2013. Mr. Dupee was born August 9, 1924 in Columbus Twp. to the late William and Julia (Hyslop) Dupee. He graduated from Northeastern High School in Detroit in 1943 and entered the United States Army/Air Force. He served with the 451st Bombardment Group as a tail gunner during W.W.II. After W.W.II he re-enlisted in the Air Force where he remained until his retirement. After retirement he worked as a security guard for the Brinks Corp. Merle was a member of the Michigan Chapter VFW #15023 and the Disabled American Veterans. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed having daily breakfast with his friends at Ted's Coney Island in Richmond. He is survived by his sister, Vada Nix of Attica, nieces; Marilyn Nix of Bloomfield Hills and Denise (John) Feldmann of Goodrich, nephew; Virgil (Kathleen) Dupee Jr. of Oilton, OK and special friend, Mark Farquhar Sr. of Memphis. A Funeral Service was Wednesday, May 1, 2013 in Rewalt Funeral Home, Richmond. Reverend Kelsay Parker, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Richmond officiated. Burial was in the Richmond Cemetery. For condolences visit:
Published in The Voice on May 1, 2013