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Merlin Pardike

Merlin Pardike

1939 - 2022

Merlin Arnold Pardike age 82 of Millersburg passed away at home on May 23, 2022.

He was born November 27, 1939 in Rogers City to Merlin and Birdie Mae (Blass) Pardike.

Merlin retired from Calcite as an equipment operator after 39 years of service. He enjoyed horseback riding and spending time outdoors. He loved his family so much, he built a campground on his property so his whole family could spend vacations together there.

He is survived by five children, Carol (Earl) Hosler, Merlin (Peggy) Pardike, Michael Pardike, Chris McLennan and Cora (Michael) Steven; many grandchildren and many great grandchildren; two brothers, Jim (Elizabeth) Pardike and Al (Gail) Pardike; and a sister-in-law, Valerie Pardike.

Merlin was preceded in death by his parents Merlin and Birdie Mae as well as two brothers, Carl and John.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday, May 27th from 2 p.m. through time of his funeral at 3 p.m.

Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Millersburg.

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Merlin Pardike – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI