DELAVAN – Mervin “Merv” F. Linden, age 83, of Delavan passed away on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at St. Lukes Medical Center in Milwaukee. He was born in Potosi, WI on October 12, 1930 to Joseph and Freda (Kreiser) Linden. Merv proudly served in the U.S. Army. He was united in marriage to Nancy Slater on July 26, 1969 in Loves Park, IL. Merv worked at GM for 35 years. He was a lifetime member of the Snow Buddies and the American Legion. Merv enjoyed NASCAR, snowmobiling, gardening, watching the Packers, fishing, boating, and walking their dog Snuggles.
Merv is survived by his wife of 45 years, Nancy, of Delavan; two children, Michael (Mary) Linden, of Delavan/Onalaska, and Patty (Jim Schumacher) Linden, of Delavan; three grandchildren, Nicole, Andrew (Amber), and Travis (Reagan); five great grandchildren; and a sister Colleen (Gilbert) Kunkel, of Platteville. Merv is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Stanley.
Funeral Services will be held at NOON, on Friday, October 10, 2014 at Monroe Funeral Home, 604 E. Walworth Ave. Visitation will be held from 10 A.M. – NOON on Friday at the funeral home. MONROE FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family. Please visit us at monroefh.com