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Daniel Ray Merrifield

03/21/1966
07/08/2019

Daniel Ray Merrifield, age 53 of Alto, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019. He was preceded in death by his father, Daryl Merrifield Sr.; and love of his life, Brenda Quick. Daniel is survived by his daughter, Kalyn (Matt Reynolds) Merrifield; mother, Elaine Marshall; brothers, Daryl (Brenda) Merrifield Jr., Steve (Tami) Quick; sister, Deb Merrifield; brother-in-laws; Matthew (Tonda) Cole, Mark Cole; grandson, Mason Wilson; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and pets, Molly, Rosco, and Pico. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, outdoors man, and motorcycle enthusiast, a real man’s man, as well as the best dad and grandpa in the whole world. Daniel will be greatly missed by many, and loved by all. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Roth-Gerst Chapel, 305 N. Hudson, Lowell, MI 49331.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12:00 PM with visitation one hour prior. Reverend Kenneth Harger officiating.

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13 Responses

  1. So very sorry to hear this terrible news. I’ve been a friend of Dan’s since high school. We graduated together from PHS in 1984. He was the class clown and loved by many. Dan was also the best man to my ex-husband in our wedding in 1988. Haven’t seen him since 2010 but talked with him on FB frequently. I’m going to miss you my friend !! Love you Kalyn & God bless !! My prayers to Dan’s family

  2. I know Dan we didn’t talk much but loved u so! And my kids loved you always! Fly high with the Angels and be with Mom until we meet again! Love Melissa xoxoxox❤

  3. My condolences to all of you! May God surround you all, and bring you some peace, knowing he’s with Brenda and his Dad. What a great loss, I am sure he is!!

  4. So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers

  5. My condolences to Dan’s family and friends. I had the pleasure of working with Dan the last ten years, and I will miss his low sarcastic humor and dry wit very much. He made some situations at work a little more tolerable.
    R.I.H. big Dan! You will be missed.

  6. My condolences to all you. You will be truly missed Dan the man. ❤️

  7. I am so saddened by his passing…I worked with “Mucho Dan” for many years at P&C…God speed…and prayers going out to his family…

  8. My name is Rick Merrifield. I am Dan’s father’s 1st cousin from Grand Ledge. I worked with Dayrl Sr right after graduating from high school, in i971. I did not know Dan, but it sounds like genitics linked us solidly! The love of the outdoors,(hunting and fishing) and the class clown tag. At 65 years old I’m sad to see our family’s losses. I pray for God’s peace to be with us all!

  9. So sorry Kalyn that you have lost your father. I know that you were very close. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of grief. It hurts I know but remember all the great things and hold them in your heart.

  10. My deepest sympathy to the family for your loss. I pray God will help to give you peace and guidance during this time of sorrow.
    Sincerely,
    Tammy Helbert

  11. I love you dad forever and ever. Love your babe ❤<3

    Mason loves you grampa
    Love your lil bud bud

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