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Merle B. McDonald



MERLE B McDONALD, 89, passed away at home on January 13, 2023 in Brighton MI. Merle completed his undergraduate work at Nebraska Wesleyan and received his masters at the University of Nebraska. After receiving a Mott Foundation Fellowship, he received his doctoral degree at Western Michigan University. He taught at all levels of public education and finished his career with 15 years as the superintendent of schools in Flushing, MI. Upon retirement, Merle was a team member on senior softball teams in Michigan and Florida and participated in senior softball tournaments throughout the U.S. Merle and Eudoris are long standing members of the United Methodist Church in Port Charlotte Fl.

Merle is survived by Eudoris, his loving wife of 67 years; son, Steve (Kathy); daughters, Debbie (Mark), Pam (Craig), Cathy (Bill); 10 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and brother, Gene (Dorothy).

A small family memorial will be held. If desired, friends may make a memorial contribution to God Cares Ministry at GodCaresMinistry.com (P.O. Box 355 Avon Lake, Ohio 44012).