Merle “Jack” Yarnell, 97, Lucas, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.

He was born Jan. 31, 1921, in rural Osborne County.

He was a retired farmer.

Survivors include two sons, Harold Yarnell and wife, Joyce, Tulsa, Okla., and Keith Yarnell and wife, Valerie, Sylvan Grove; two daughters, Priscilla Goerge and husband, Doug, Topeka, and Tammy Seirer and husband, Rodney, Lucas; a sister, Bonnie Kopf and husband, Mel, Topeka; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen in 2011.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Lucas United Methodist Church; burial in Lucas Cemetery.

Visitation will be an hour prior to service at the church.

Memorial are suggested to Wounded Warriors, Lucas Lions Club or Sylvan Grove Senior Center in care of Rodrick & Minear Funeral Home, Lucas.