Passed away Saturday morning, December 9, 2017. Merelyn was born January 3, 1938 in Chicago, IL the daughter of the late Roy and Marie (Arendt) Secondi. Earlier in life Merelyn was a business woman, owning and operating her own business and then later transitioned to homemaker after retiring. She enjoyed various crafts, baking, and cooking. She was preceded in death by her brother, Bill Secondi. She is survived by her husband, Russell; her children, Kathy (Gary) Burson, Cindy Hawley, Sandy Prange, J.J. (Jackie) Hawley; 6 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren; brothers and sister, Arthur (Pat) Secondi, Mike (Diane) Secondi, Margie (Doug) Wood; and several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation or services. To view Merelyn's personalized guestbook please visit www.langelands.com.