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Merlin "Merle" Madsen

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Merlin "Merle" Madsen
Davenport, Iowa
Died on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

4-7:00 pm Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
Weerts Funeral Home
10:30 am Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
Weerts Funeral Home
Cemetery: Davenport Memorial Park
Merlin “Merle” Madsen, 82, of Davenport, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 at his home. Services in celebration of his life will be held at 10:30 am Wed., April 4th, at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly at Jersey Ridge Road, Davenport. Visitation will be held from 4-7:00 pm Tues. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church.
Merle was born in 1935 in Karlstad, Minnesota to Edwin and Esther Madsen. He married Patricia Oaks on April 1, 1952 in Davenport. She preceded him in death on February 29, 2004. Merle was a carpenter, retiring with Civil Constructors of East Moline, after 43 years in 1998. He was a member of Carpenters Local Union #4, the Moose, Eagles, Isaac Walton League, the VFW and CMA in Moline. He enjoyed working in his shop, live music, playing cards, time with family and friends and playing his guitar.
Survivors include daughter Connie (John) Miller and son Gerald (Janet) Madsen, all of Davenport; grandchildren Jenee Madsen, Britney Holst, Melissa (Jason) Sandoval, and Cory and Ande (Samantha) Miller; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; sisters Marilyn (Mike) Dreher of Davenport and Marjorie (David) Buck of IL; and brothers Gary Madsen of East Moline and Kenneth (Sandy) Madsen of Davenport.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by children Rebecca , Pamela and Jody Lee and a brother James Madsen.
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