Merlin D. "Merlie" Kaufman, 81, died Friday (Dec. 25, 2009) at the Memorial Home in Moundridge.


Merlin D. "Merlie" Kaufman, 81, died Friday (Dec. 25, 2009) at the Memorial Home in Moundridge.

He was born June 24, 1928, in Moundridge to David D. and Helen Graber Kaufman.

He was a farmer, rancher and welder. He married Verlene “Vicki” Flickner on Nov. 24, 1956, in Moundridge. She survives.

Other survivors include brother, Harold Kaufman, Hesston; and two sisters, Verna Goering, Galva, and Neva Schrag, Moundridge.

Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday with family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at Moundridge Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Eden Mennonite Church. Memorial donations may be given to Ducks Unlimited, Caring Hand Humane Society or Eden Mennonite Church, all in care of the funeral home.