Merrill McAllister
March 5,1927–January 2,2020
Born in Waterman IL and a long time resident of Sandwich who enjoyed outdoor activities, friends and family. He served in the Navy during WWII in the Pacific and was a 75 year member of the American Legion. He graduated from U of Illinois withAg degree. He worked in farm implement sales and was the founder of Edgebrook Country Club. He is preceded in death by his wife Margaret (ne Rueff), parents J Russell and Gladys, brothers Orland and William. Survived by sister Bonnie Courtney, daughter Joyce (McAllister) Springer and her husband Tim, grandchildren Laura and Benjamin Springer and great grandson Miles Springer-Saathoff. The family is hosting a celebration of his life at Edgebrook on January 25. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund for replacing trees at Edgebrook is planned more information or to donate, contact

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