Merrilee was an account executive in the fashion jewelry industry for more than 40 years before her retirement.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin P. and Doris E., nee Kessler, Valentine,
She is survived by a sister, Melody Ann Kling of St. Peters, MO;
a nephew, Jason (Bridgette) Kling and their daughter, Avery;
and a niece Holly (Greg) Shipley, and their sons Brendan and Ryan;
Memorials may be made to Evelyn’s House. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Graveside Service: A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Elmwood Cemetery, Freeburg, IL.