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Lydia Merryman, born November 16, 1906 in Bellville, Texas, and died Feb. 4, 2010 in Houston. She was born to Adolph and Sophie Krueger Koehn. Her grandparents were William and Elise Mardaus Krueger and Johann and Anna Milatz Koehn. Lydia grew up in the Burleigh area and attended school at Roach Prairie School. When she finished school she moved to Houston where she met her husband Claude Lee Merryman. Waiting for her with open arms are her husband, Claude Lee and son, Vernon Lee. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a brother, and two daughters-in-law. Mrs. Merryman is survived by daughter, Marilyn Kalmbach; grandchildren, Odell and wife, Terri, Mark and wife, Sylvia, and Kerry and wife, Barbara; great-grandchildren, Shawn, Drew, Amanda and husband, Anthony, Tiffany and husband, Jason, Stephanie, Jonathan, and Wanda; great-great-grandchildren, Julieanne, “Her Little Man”, Trevor, and soon-to-be, Jacob.The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 7, 2010 at Heights Funeral Home. The funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 8, 2010 at Bethel Church UCC, 1107 Shepherd Drive, Houston, Texas 77007. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Garden of Memories. For those desiring, the family suggests memorial donations may be made to Bethel Church UCC.


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