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Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Herington Chapel
Monday November 22nd, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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Kansas Veterans Cemetery at Ft. Riley
Monday November 22nd, 2021

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Kent V. Merrifield

Kent V. Merrifield of Herington was born on June 12, 1947 in Wichita, Kansas to Glen and Iris (Surtees) Merrifield. He graduated from Wichita South High School in 1965. He served his country as a radio repairman, carpentry specialist and a structural concrete worker in the Air Force from 1968-1971. He served in the Army as a tank mechanic and painter from 1971-1987 and then the Army National Guard from 1987-2007. He married Sandra Jean MacDonald on March 4, 1999 in Herington, Kansas. He enjoyed woodworking, landscaping his yard and keeping his yard looking immaculate throughout the year.

His loving family includes his wife, Sandra of the home; son, Shane MacDonald of Hillsboro, Kansas; daughter, Shonna Llamas (Mario) of Newton, Kansas; brothers, Mike Merrifield (Maryn) and Steve Merrifield, and a sister, Ann Johnson, all of Wichita, Kansas; a granddaughter, Sadie MacDonald.

He was preceded in death by his parents. Kent passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at the age of 74 years old.

The family will greet friends on Monday, November 22 from 10-11 a.m. at Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Herrington. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 p.m. with Military Honors at Kansas Veteran’s Cemetery, 5181 Wildcat Creek Rd, Manhattan, Kansas.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the VFW Post #1281 in care of Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, Kansas 67449. Please sign his online guest book and leave a memory of Kent at www.yazelmeglifh.com.

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only knew Kent for a short time but he was always a kind sole and was a joy to be around.

Burton Frost Nov 19 2021 9:59 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kent Merrifield

Lisa Klingenberg Nov 19 2021 8:20 PM

My condolences to the family. He was such a nice person. Prayers for all.

Cindy Bird Nov 19 2021 2:38 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kent Merrifield

Sandra Steiger Nov 18 2021 5:52 PM

He is a great friend

Joshaua Nov 18 2021 4:32 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kent Merrifield

Lisa & Tom Goldston Nov 18 2021 9:44 AM

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Shonna Llamas Nov 17 2021 10:34 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kent Merrifield

Terry and Marilyn Hopke Nov 17 2021 9:53 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Kent Merrifield

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