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Rena Merchant

November 4, 2019
Rena Merchant
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Obituary for Rena Merchant

Rena M. Merchant, age 70, passed away November 4, 2019 in Omaha, NE. Rena was born to Frank and Rachel LaScala in Sioux City, Iowa on August 8, 1949. She enjoyed quilting, making scarves, Iowa football and watching movies.

Rena is preceded in death by her father Frank and sister Patty.

She leaves behind her husband of almost 51 years, Frank Merchant; mother, Rachel LaScala; children: Dennis (Trish) Merchant, Brian Merchant, Shelley (Greg) Shafer; siblings, Bob LaScala, Frank LaScala, Carla Ellis; grandchildren, Hope, Nick, Jared, Brendan, Hali, Blayne, Nate and Emily.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Rena's name to Special Olympics Nebraska.

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Celebration of Life




1:00 PM 11/16/2019 1:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 11/16/2019 4:00:00 PM
Morningside Lutheran Church

700 South Martha
Sioux City, IA 51106

Morningside Lutheran Church
700 South Martha Sioux City 51106 IA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Special Olympics Nebraska, Inc.

9427 F Street
Omaha, NE 68127

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