Merle W. Landau, born Aug.7, 1931, died peacefully surrounded by his family Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 57 years, Nicki (Nelma); daughter Pam and husband, Tom; son Keith and wife, Michele; four grandchildren; and sister, Shirley Mae Robbins.
Merle and Nicki lived in Tinley Park, Ill., for their child-raising years, moved to Michgan and then retired to Venice, Fla. Merle served his family, his county, his church, his community and his fellow man each and every day that he lived.
He was a U.S. Marine in the Korean War.
Services: A Memorial Service at Bay Indies, Venice, Fla., to celebrate Merle’s life will forthcoming.
Contributions: Memorial donations may be directed to Tidewell Hospice, Venice, Fla.; Evangelical Covenant Church of Bay Indies, Venice, Fla.; or an organization close to your heart.