In Memory

Sharlene Halls (Merkle)

Sharlene Halls (Merkle)

Beloved wife, sister and aunt passed away peacefully after a short illness, surrounded by her husband and friends, on Sunday, May 30, 1999.

She was born June 10, 1951 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Grace and William M. Halls. She married Dieter Merkle on December 16, 1978 in the Los Angeles LDS Temple. Sharlene was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and provided years of service as an organist and teacher in various church organizations. She is survived by her husband, Dieter Merkle; her father, William M. Halls; sisters, Mary (Mike) Quist, Margaret (Phillip) Layh, Barbara Sue (Jamie) Barlow; and 16 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother and her sister, Nadine.

Graveside services were held on June 8, 1999 at the Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.

Published in the Deseret News on June 6, 1999