Wednesday , March 26, 2014 - 4:36 PM
Our mom passed away peacefully on March 22, 2014surrounded by her loved ones. Merle was born on September 1, 1925 in Tremonton, UT. She lived most of her life in Ogden where she met, and eventually married the love of her life Al Candilora.
She is survived by six children, Gail (Nick) Breeze, Betty (Obie) Shaw, James Candilora, Valerie (Dennis) McDowell, Kim (Lori) Candilora, and Alyson (Jeff) Yoshimura; 21 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and a sister, Phyllis Burt. Preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son Joseph; and grandson Toby.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Lindquist's Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd. Servicesentrusted to Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary.
The family would like you to join them for a Celebration of her life on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the WestwoodVillage Clubhouse, 1111 North 2000 West, Farr West
In lieu of flowers send donations to ALS Oregon and SWWashington Chapter, 700 NE Multnomah St. Ste. 1180, Portland OR 97232 or www.alsa-or.org.
Send condolences to the family at: www.lindquistmortuary.com
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