Merl P. Sisk

Whittemore, Michigan
December 16, 1942 - November 2, 2019

Service Location

Pioneer Cemetery National City, MI

Services

Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Pioneer Cemetery

Obituary Notice

Sisk, Merl P., age 76, of Whittemore, passed away after a brief illness on November 2, 2019.

Merl was born in Flint, Michigan on December 16, 1942 to Kenneth and Celine (Pepin) Sisk. He served our country with the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was a former Commander of the VFW / Tawas. He retired from General Motors, was an avid football fan, loved riding his Harley Davison Motorcycle and cherished time with his family.

Merl is survived by his loving wife; Tammey. Sons; Gary (Nicola) and Robert. Daughters; Karen Runestad and Tammy Sisk. Sisters; Suzanne (Bob) Sisk and Fran Massey. Seven Grandchildren, Three Great-Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents. Brother; Carl M. Sisk, Two sisters; Joan Wood and Gloria Eashoo. Niece; Jessie Sisk.

The family would like to thank the staff at St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw for their loving care and kindness to Merl and his family.

A memorial service and military honors will be held at 1 PM Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Pioneer Cemetery in Grant Township where Mr. Sisk’s cremated remains will be buried. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that contributions may be made to the family.

Cemetery

Pioneer Cemetery, National City, Michigan

Condolences

Rest-in-Peace Comrade. You were true to your country in time of need and continued serving by assisting all Veterans while a member of Post 5678 of Veterans of Foreign Wars.
— Commander & members of Post 5678
RIP BROTHER MERL YOUR SURE GOING TO BE MISSED!!BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN! SOLDIERS LIVE ON FOREVER !!! NOW YOUR WORKING FOR GOD!🙏🙏 YOUR VIETNAM BROTHER SEMPER FI
— Terry Lambert
RIP Merl.
My thoughts and prayers for the family.
— Melody Sawicki
RIP BROTHER MERL 🙏YOUR SURELY WILL BE MISSED BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN! NOW YOUR A SOLDIER FOR GOD!🙏 YOUR VIETNAM MARINE BROTHER SEMPER FI
— Terry Lambert
My thoughts and prayers of comfort and strength for you and your Family, Tammy..I'm so sorry.
— Donetta
Sorry to hear this, was a good guy sorry I never got to ride with him. Tammy and Sons.
— Indian Joe!
RIP Merl. Gonna miss your razzing down at Crossroads Citgo. My prayers and thoughts are with the family.
— Dawn
Rest In Peace Brother. God Bless! Merl you were a good neighbor, friend and brother in arms. You will be missed.
— Gerald Gillmore
Love you Papa Merl, RIP. You were one of a kind and will be missed by many.
— Heather Mitchell
RIP our dear friend! We will miss your talks every summer as you drive by on your Harley.. You were a great man and will truly be missed! Our thoughts and prayer are with tammy and the boys.
— Jason, Tera Spencer and Caden Rootes

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