Merle Oyer, 92, of Fisher passed away at 5:50 pm Tuesday June 21, 2022 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday July 9, 2022 at East Bend Memorial Gardens in Fisher with Pastor Luke Rosenburger officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to The East Bend Mennonite Church.
Mr. Oyer was born April 18, 1930 in East Bend Township a son of Joseph and Bertha Zimmerman Oyer. He married Edith Jackson in March of 1979, she passed away December 9, 2011. He is survived by two stepchildren Judith (Larry) Myles of Colorado and Charles (O’Delia) Mandrell of Virginia. Also, many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by eight siblings.
Merle was a member of the East Bend Mennonite Church in Fisher and retired from the University of Illinois Custodial department. He was a quiet and gentle man who loved his Lord.