Merlin Platt, 64

Merlin L. Platt, 64, Red Oak, passed away Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital, Red Oak.
Merlin Lee Platt, the son of Ray and Margaret (Longinaker) Platt, was born Sept. 8, 1958, at Red Oak. Merlin has lived his entire life in Red Oak. He graduated with the Red Oak High School class of 1976. Merlin then attended Buena Vista College at Storm Lake and Iowa Western Community College at Clarinda. He worked 15 years for McDonald’s and later worked at CDS. Merlin was a kind person and enjoyed his time spent with family.
Merlin was preceded in death by parents; brother, Clarence Dean Platt; and sister, Jolene Johnson.
Merlin is survived by a sister, Sharon (LeRoy) Malousek of Aurora, Neb. and brother, Michael “Mickey” Platt of Red Oak; brother-in-law, Allan Johnson of Stanton; nieces, nephews and other relatives along with friends.
May God bless his memory and give strength to those who mourn.
Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home, Red Oak. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Red Oak.
Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home from 10 a.m. to the service time of 11 a.m. Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at
Sellergren-Lindell-DeMarce Funeral Home is in charge of Merlin’s arrangements and serving his family.

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