Catherine J. Merley, 94, of rural Akron, passed at 4:00 a.m., Monday, April 5, 2021, at her residence.

Catherine was born Jan. 1, 1927, in Silver Lake at her family home to the late John Isaac and Eva (Shilling) Sands. On May 4, 1947, she married C. William “Bill” Merley in Silver Lake. He preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 2011.

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