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Wayne "Cheeto" Merriam

April 4, 1983 — August 4, 2013

Wayne "Cheeto" Merriam 30, of rural Ogden, Iowa, left us on August 4, 2013, doing what he loved best, Jeeping.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, August 10, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boxholm. Rev. Rod Meyer will officiate. Burial will be at Glenwood Cemetery in Ogden. Visitation will be Friday, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the Church. For online obituaries and condolences visit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Wayne Edward Merriam was born on April 4, 1983, in Casper, Wyoming the son of Robert Sr. and Dee (Hermanns) Merriam. He graduated with the Ogden High School class of 2001. Wayne worked at Van Sickle Construction Company from August 2002, until the time of his death.

Wayne was a talented and adventurous young man who could operate any kind of heavy equipment thrown his way and enjoyed seeking many adventures. Wayne made his employment fun with antics and jokes as well as his daily life. He enjoyed fishing, camping, snowmobiling, riding motorcycle, and most of all playing in the dirt. He was also a proud member of ABATE.

He is survived by his bloodhound, Maggie; his mother, Dee Merriam of Boxholm, Iowa; sister, Melinda Dewsnup of Boxholm, Iowa; his brother, Robert "Bob" (Katie) Merriam of Ogden, Iowa; half-brothers, Mark (Aveliza) Merriam of Sacramento, California, and Tim Merriam of Boone, Iowa; and several aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, cousins, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert "Big Bob" Merriam Sr.; grandparents, Ed and Vida Hermanns and Tim and Viola Merriam, as well as his best friend, James Teed.

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Visitation

Friday, August 9, 2013

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church

502 2nd Street, Boxholm, IA 50040

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church

502 2nd Street, Boxholm, IA 50040

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