Merlyn Rehder, 78, of Hawarden died Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at the Hawarden Community Hospital after being diagnosed with cancer only 11 days before.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at the American Lutheran Church in Hawarden, with the Rev. Tom Van Engen and the Rev. Lyndon Ruyter officiating. Burial will be in Grace Hill Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars of Hawarden. Visitation will begin at noon today (Thursday), with a prayer service at 7 p.m. followed by visitation with the family until 8:30 p.m., at the American Lutheran Church.
Porter Funeral Home of Hawarden is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to porterfuneralhomes.com.