Merle E. Jackley, 83, of Sandwich, Illinois formerly of Thomson, IL passed away Friday, July 24, 2020 at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich, due to complications of living life to its fullest. Merle was born April 2, 1937 in Rock Falls, Illinois the son of Donald G. and Marguerite (Kolb) Jackley. He was a veteran of the United States Navy.

He is survived by one son; Donald W. (Betty) Jackley of Aurora, IL; one brother; Kennard (Mary) Jackley of Slidell, Louisiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

According to Merleā€™s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral services.

Arrangements were entrusted to Turner-Eighner Funeral Home in Plano, IL. For more information or to sign the online guest book go to

Turner-Eighner Funeral Home

3952 Turner Avenue

Plano, IL 60545

(630) 552-3022

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