June 16, 1938 - June 28, 2019
Merle Macklin Merle Eugene Macklin was born June 16, 1938, in North Platte, Nebraska, to Harvey John and Phyllis Nettie (Yost) Macklin. As a young man he attended school in several different locations moving with his family. In February of 1957 Merle joined the United States Army. Merle received his honorable discharge in May of 1959 and he moved to Broomfield, Colorado, where he was employed as a supervisor for Knudson Manufacturing. On February 2, 1991, Merle married Twyla Jessen in Brighton, Colorado. The couple settled in Federal Heights, Colorado, where they lived until Merle’s retirement. They then moved to Enders, Nebraska, in 1998 and on to Imperial in 2001. Merle enjoyed fishing, painting & drawing, playing the banjo, reading and playing pool & solitaire. He especially loved spending time with his family and his dogs; Champ and Bandit. Merle was a member of the Imperial Bible Church, where he participated in and enjoyed bible study. Merle passed away early Friday morning, June 28, 2019, at the Hillcrest Nursing Home of McCook. He was 81 years of age. Merle was preceded in death by his parents; brother Harvey; twin brother Merlyn; son Merle Macklin Jr.; stepson Lyle Vasenius and sister-in-law Norma Kisker. Survivors Include: Wife: Twyla of Imperial, NE Daughter: Desiree Mackenzie and husband, Robert, of Denver, CO Son: Joseph Macklin of Denver, CO 9 Grandchildren: Shawn Macklin; Joshua Harlow (Jennifer Gardner); Jessyca Macklin; Nicole Mackenzie; Charlene Mackenzie- Santiago (Jayson); Cody Mackenzie; Brooke Macklin; Breanna Macklin and Jordan Macklin. 2 Great-Grandchildren: Donovan Harlow, and April macklin Daughter-In-Law: Carol Macklin of Enders, NE Brothers: Cecil Macklin and wife, Maureen, of Denver, CO Howard Macklin and wife, Glenda, of Canon City, CO Sister: Jeannice Mowery and husband, Ken, of Denver, CO Sister-In-Law: Sharon Macklin of Pennsylvania Sister-In-Law: Loretta Hirsch (Robert) of Omaha, NE Brother-In-Law: Don Kisker of McCook, NE Graveside services for Merle Macklin will be held Tuesday morning, July 2, 2019, 11:00 A.M. the Mount Hope Cemetery, Imperial, with Pastor Rob Clay officiating including full military honors. Private family visitation only. A memorial has been suggested to Twyla Macklin, in Merle’s memory to be designated at a later date. Online condolences may be left at liewerfuneralhome.com LIWER FUNERAL HOME ENTRUSTED WITH ARRANGEMENTS
Merle Macklin Merle Eugene Macklin was born June 16, 1938, in North Platte, Nebraska, to Harvey John and Phyllis Nettie (Yost) Macklin. As a young man he attended school in several different locations moving with his family. In February of... View Obituary & Service Information
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