DEATH: Merle Bruner, 84

Merle Bruner, 84, a retired diesel mechanic and former city superintendent of Marion, died May 16 at Marion Assisted Living. The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. May 19 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion. Visita­tion will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 18, at Zeiner Funeral Home, 205 Elm St., Marion. Burial with military honors will be at Marion Cemetery following the service. Memorial contributions can be made to the Marion Fire Department and mailed in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to