Thursday, November 20, 1975
Elvin Leroy Mercer Dies in Colo.
Funeral services for Elvin Leroy MERCER, 29, of Brighton, Colo., were held November 13 at Varner Funeral Home in
Clearfield conducted by Carl Cummings. Mr. MERCER died November 9, 1975 in Denver, Colo., as a result of a car-train
collision. Interment was at the Athelstan Cemetery.
Elvin Leroy MERCER, son of Ray [Wilber] and Phyllis [June] MINNICK MERCER, was born August 4, 1946 in Maloy, Iowa.
Elvin was graduated from Mount Ayr High School in 1964 and served in the 101 Airborne Division in the Armed Services
for two years. He was employed by the Tote Systems in Lenox, Ia., as a welder for six years and then moved to Brighton,
Colo., and was employed at the Army Arsenal in Denver.
His survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray MERCER, Bedford; grandparents, Lola MERCER, Maloy, Ia., and Mr. and
Mrs. Lee MINNICK, Mount Ayr, Ia.; many aunts and uncles; cousins; other relatives and friends.
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