Gerald (Bud) Merkes

July 27, 1935 to December 17, 2016

Bud’s family would like to invite his many friends and extended family to his memorial service, May 5, 2017, at 11 a.m., at Yellowstone National Veterans Cemetery in Laurel. Following the service, the family hopes friends will join them at Yellowstone River Lodge, west of Park City, to share memories and lunch. Directions can be found online at


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