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Merle G. Eversmeyer

Merle G. Eversmeyer Merle Eversmeyer, age 83, died on Monday February 4, 2019 at the Ascention-Via Christi Hospital, Manhattan, Kansas.

He was born on December 9, 1935 in Waterville, Kansas the son of Gideon F. and Susie E. (Kintigh) Eversmeyer. Merle earned his Bachelors, Masters and his PhD in plant pathology from Kansas State University. He worked for the USDA and also through the KSU unit on wheat disease until his retirement.

Merle enjoyed gardening, planting flowers and bringing flowers home to Beverly. He also loved Christmas and was known for starting the Christmas music in July & having the house fully decorated. He also loved watching the K-State Wildcats, the Royals and the Chiefs. He and Beverly traveled extensively through his work, traveling to over 26 different countries.

He was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church and together, he and Beverly led an adult singles group that traveled all over, at one time they had 85 members.

On March 14, 1982, he was united in marriage to Beverly Ringey.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother: Ray Eversmeyer.

Survivors include his wife: Beverly of the home; a brother: Harold Eversmeyer and his wife Ruth of Nashville along with many nieces, nephews, other family members and many friends.

Funeral Services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday February 9, 2019 at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas with Pastor Melanie Nord officiating. Interment will follow in the Milford Cemetery, Milford, Kansas.

Memorial contributions may be made to the KSU Foundation for Grain Sciences scholarships in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

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