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John G. Merker

August 19, 1922 - August 11, 2017

John G. Merker, age 94, a Naperville, IL resident since 1992, formerly of LaGrange, IL, passed away at home on Friday, August 11, 2017.  He was born August 19, 1922 in Chicago, IL.

Beloved husband of the late Florence E. Merker (nee Blair), who preceded him in death on January 26, 1992, loving father of Roger (Dana) Merker of Naperville, devoted son of the late Herman and Ruth (nee Guthrie) Merker, fond uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

John grew up on Chicago's South Side and was a graduate of Calumet High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was employed for many years with Reynolds Metals, McCook, IL. John enjoyed traveling.

Funeral Information

A private graveside service will be held at Clarendon Hills Cemetery, Darien, IL.

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville. 

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, please donate to: Naperville Responds For Our Veterans, 210 S. Washington St., Naperville, IL 60540, (331) 684-7899,

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