Viola Merritt

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Viola L. Merritt
2/19/1915 - 11/7/2015
Viola L. Merritt died at home on Saturday November 7, 2015 with family by her side, she was 100 years young. Viola was born Feb 19, 1915 in Norris SD. She was the 10th child of Harry and Anna Hanson. On Feb. 12, 1937 she married Donald Merritt, together they moved to Idaho in 1940. Together they had two children, Richard Lee and Judith Dianne.
Viola is preceded in death by her daughter Judith in 1985 and her husband Donald in 1996. She is survived by a sister, Edna Kraayenbrink, of Minnesota; and her son, Richard L. Merritt (Debbie) of Nampa. Five grandchildren; Rebecca (AJ) Lacey of Cambridge, Cathy Ritchie of Nampa, James Merritt of Nampa, Bryan Ritchie (Lisa) of Kuna and Richard Merritt Jr. (Lorelai) of Nampa. Viola had 14 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 from 5-7pm at Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel, 404 10th Ave. South, Nampa. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 2:00pm at Hillcrest memorial gardens, Caldwell. Services are under the direction and care of Alsip and Persons Funeral Chapel, Nampa. 466-3545

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404 Tenth Avenue South
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 466-3545
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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Nov. 10, 2015