Merrill Gene Anderson, 76, died Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at Gove County Medical Center Long Term Care, Quinter.

He was born April 3, 1938, in Gove County to Albert Julius and Maranda Ellen (Ashworth) Anderson. He was a 1955 graduate of Quinter High School and a 1960 graduate of Fort Hays State University with a bachelor's degree.

He worked for the Holiday Inn Gift Shop.

Survivors include his nephew, Gary McCurdy, Emporia; and a niece, Linda McCurdy, Emporia. Graveside services and inurnment will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Baker Township Cemetery, Quinter.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials are suggested to Special Olympics, or Church of the Brethren, in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, 901 South Main, Quinter, KS 67752.

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