April 1, 2015
Robert Arnold “Bob” Merriam, 87, of Kailua, a retired forester for the federal and state governments in Hawaii and a Navy veteran, died in Kailua. He was born in Keokuk, Iowa. He is survived by wife Rita B., sons Mark and Keith, daughter Carol, sisters Helen Stewart and Ann Wischmeier, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Enchanted Lake, Kailua. Services: 4 p.m. Reception to follow. Aloha attire. No flowers. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 780 Keolu Drive, Kailua, HI 96734; or Islands Hospice, 1301 Young St., Suite 300, Honolulu, HI 96814. Condolences: oahumortuary.com.
Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased