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Merv Yadon (1940-2020), member Masonic Lodge #96

Merv Yadon (July 29, 1940), formerly of Columbia KY and Western NY, passed away on June 25, 2020 at his residence in Rollins, MT.

He was a member of Columbia Masonic Lodge #96. Masonic rites will be performed at the Lodge on July 16, 2020 at 7pmCT. A family memorial will follow at The Columbia City Cemetery at 7:30pm.

He is survived by his wife Joyce Funda of Rollins MT, and two daughters. Leslye Yadon Baldwin of Grand Junction CO., and Jennifer Yadon Perkins of Columbia, KY.

Merv is also survived locally by three grandchildren - Chris Chamness, Morgan Chamness and Nehemiah Baldwin. Three great grandchildren also survive - Dani Chamness, Gunnar Chamness and Stella Swanguen.

He chose cremation. He will be buried with his parents at Lincoln Park Memorial Gardens, Portland Oregon, at a later date.

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Merv Yadon (1940-2020), formerly of Adair County

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