May Adeline Mercil, 87, died March 9, 2021, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. The family takes comfort knowing that she is finally at peace.
She grew up in Deer River and after marriage, moved to Thief River Falls where she raised her family and worked many years as manager of the Soo Line Credit Union. After retirement, she and her husband lived in St Cloud, White Bear Lake and eventually St. Paul.
Addie will be lovingly remembered as a kind, humble and generous woman with an amazing inner strength. A special thank you to the staff at Lyngblomsten Care Center in St. Paul for their loving and compassionate care of Addie.
Addie was preceded in death by her parents Cleve and Edna Sacarias and siblings Eleanor Barrett and Rueben. She is survived by her husband of 67 years Wendelin Mercil; children Wanda (Joe) Mayhew, Mike (Sherry) Mercil, Twyla (Gary) Pyatt and Jim Mercil; brothers-in-law Gerald (Virginia) Mercil and Virgil Mercil; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Private Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 18 at Church of the Holy Childhood.