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Obituaries > JULY, ERNEST R.

Ernest R. July, of Merrill, WI, formerly of Cudahy, died Friday March 27, 1998, age 79 years. Survived by wife Betty July of Merrill, WI; 2 daughters, Linda Kessler of Oconomowoc, WI and Susan (Tim) Meka of Wind Lake, WI; 3 grandchildren, Amy and Daryl Kessler and Sarah Meka; 1 brother and 8 sisters. Preceded in death by his parents and 1 daughter. He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Teamsters Union and Inshala Country Club. He served in the U.S. Marines during WW II. He was a member of Carlson’s Raiders who were the first to land on Makin Island in the South Pacific where he was wounded 3 times. Funeral services were held Mon. at 7 PM at Waid Funeral Home, the Rev. John Henning officiated. Cremation Century Cremation Service, Wausau, WI. Waid Funeral Home, 301 Eagle Dr., Merrill WI