American Veteran 01

Gerald Donald Merzke

November 12, 2020


MERZKE, Gerald D.

Age 89, of Arcanum, passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Hospice of Dayton. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty. He was a United States Marine Corps veteran and he retired from Delco Products as an Automotive Engineer with over 30 years of service. He also was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Pitsburg. Gerald is survived by his children, Jennifer (John R.) Spalding, Jay (Tammy) Merzke; grandchildren, Emily Spalding, Aaron Merzke, Melanie Merzke, Holly Merzke, Mariah Moreno, Aliana Merzke; 8 great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. To meet with Gerald’s wishes, a private burial service will be held at the convenience of the family and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in care of Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St. Arcanum, OH 45304. Email condolences may be sent by going online to

To send flowers to Gerald's family, please visit our floral store.


Private Interment

© 2021 Kreitzer Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy