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John Mercer

   John Henry Mercer, 54, of 415 E. Winegars Rd., Gladwin, died suddenly Thursday, March 10, in the Gladwin Area Hospital. Born in Lapeer County Nov. 7, 1933, he moved to Gladwin County in 1945, from Imlay City. Mr. Mercer was employed by Continental Can in Midland as a painter for 31 years. Mr. Mercer and the former Patricia Claypool were married Dec. 7, 1968, in Midland.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by 5 sons, Thomas, Tedd and Eric of Gladwin, Daniel of Beaverton and David of Rifle, Colo.; his mother, Mrs. Ida Mae Mercer of Gladwin; 2 brothers, Charles of Florida and Roger of Beaverton; one sister, Mrs. Betty Claypool of Greybull, Wyo.; and 9 grandchildren. A daughter, Marlene, preceded him in death an infant. Services were held Monday at 1.

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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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