Merle L. Schloemer

LEWISVILLE – A Celebration of Life for Merlyn L. Schloemer, 74, of Lewisville, will be 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Lewisville City Hall.

Schloemer died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at St. James Medical Center in St. James. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in December 2013.

Zaharia Family Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Truman is assisting the family with arrangements.

Merlyn Lee Schloemer was born Aug. 26, 1939, in Hampton, Iowa, to Kenneth and Evelyn (Hansen) Schloemer.

Survivors include: his wife, Katherine; three children from this marriage, Chad Truax of Truman, Tonya Fessler of Swaledale, Iowa, and Terresa Davis of St. James; three children from previous marriage, Kenny Schloemer of Calif., Jenette Reisen of Fla., and Denette Romano of Alaska; adopted daughter, Deb Collons, 17 grandchildren; other extended grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Larry Jensen of Ankeny, Iowa; and sister, Linda Jensen of Grande Blanc, Mich.