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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Obituary - Glen Byron Merryfield

Graveside services for Glen B. Merryfield of Butler, Missouri will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler under direction of the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) of Butler. No visitation. Contributions to the Butler Public Library or Children's Mercy Hospital. Online condolences www.showengerdtchapel.com.

Glen Byron Merryfield, age 95 of Butler, Missouri died Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler, Missouri. He was born November 11, 1925 to Caryll L. and Jessie Inis Smith Merryfield in Appleton City, Missouri.

Glen is survived by a son, David Merryfield and wife MaryAnn of Butler, Missouri; two daughters, Diana Rich and Robin Lesmeister and husband Francis all of Butler, Missouri; a sister, Shirley Simmons and husband Bo of El Dorado Springs, Missouri; 6 grandchildren, Jesse Merryfield and wife Bridget, Lacy Glass, Jeffrey Merryfield and wife Lara, Denver Lesmeister and wife Jessica, Dakota Lesmeister and wife Rachel and Cheyenne Reinke and husband Tyler; 14 great-grandchildren, Macy, Mabry and McCoy Merryfield, Mya, Rowan and Cruze Glass, Bria and Bobbi JoAnn Merryfield, Grayson and Onnalea Lesmeister, Oakleigh and Walker Lesmeister and Dyxon and Eastyn Reinke; and a host of nephews and nieces. Glen was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ila Ann Wilt Merryfield in 2015; and infant grandson, William Brandon Rich.