Merboth Sylvia J., age 69, of McGregor, MN, formerly of Minnetonka, had a massive stroke on October 31, 2002 and passed away peacefully November 10, 2002. She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, John; sister, Linda (Robert) Clair of Belvedere, IL; daughters, Susan VanLith (Scott MacDougall) of Ventura, CA, Sandra (Roger) Williams of Chanhassen; son, Jeffrey (Andrea) Merboth of Chanhassen; and six grandchildren, all of whom she loved dearly. She was preceded in death by her sister, Shirley (Arnie) Fernstaedt of Bonita Springs, FL, and her parents, Floyd & Mayme Starr of Lena, IL. There will be a Celebration of Life memorial service on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 2:00 PM at McGregor United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Sylvia J. Merboth Memorial Fund to aid in the improvements of the McGregor Library.

Published on November 13, 2002

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