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Merlin Eugene Connett

August 9, 1925 ~ March 20, 2020 (age 94)

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Merlin Eugene Connett, age 94, of Tecumseh, passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020 at the Hospice in Adrian, Michigan. He was born on August 9, 1925 in Missouri, the youngest child of Walter and Nancy (Nurse) Connett.  Merl grew up in the Detroit area and started working at age twelve to help support his family.  He served his country proudly during World War II, in the Navy aboard the LST 240.  He worked at General Motors for thirty years, retiring in 1990.    On October 31, 1960, he married the love of his life, Dorthy (Dot) McFall and they have spent nearly 60 years together. They raised their children, Andrea (James) Lanier and George Connett and fostered many other children.  He adored his six grandsons and enjoyed doing many projects with them.  He had special relationships with his many nieces and nephews.  He cherished times laughing and talking with his friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, all eight siblings and his son George.  Cremation has taken place and there will be no service.  A Celebration of Life will be scheduled at a future time.  Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee.  The family would like to thank Hospice of Lenawee for their special care and kindness during his last days.

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