Merinda Sills


FREMONT -- Merinda S. Sills, 47, of Fremont, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2014, at Fremont Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Ann Arbor, on July 9, 1966, the daughter of the late Jerry Sills and SuzAnne (Sykes) Maddio, who survives her of Stockbridge, Mich.

Merinda will be missed by her mother SuzAnne Maddio, formerly of Defiance, and now of Stockbridge, Mich.; her daughters Carolyn Hurst of Defiance and Kathryn Ogan of Sanford, N.C.; a son, Kyle Hurst of Ypsilanti, Mich.; a brother, Jerry (Agnes) Sills of Stockbridge, Mich.; and special friend, Gilbert Perez of Fremont.

A religious service will be held at Second Baptist Church, 1945 E. Second St., Defiance, at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 25, with Rev. Max Begley officiating. Visitation will be Monday, Feb. 24, at Second Baptist Church, from 2-8 p.m.

Suggested donations are to the family. The Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home, Defiance, is entrusted with her arrangements. Condolences may be shared at

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