Merlyn Gramlich

Merlyn "Merl" E. Gramlich, age 91, known affectionately as “Big Daddy” to his family and friends because of his tall stature, powerful physique and strong will, passed away January 15, 2015 in his home in Calimesa, CA surrounded by his loved ones, his companion, Jeannie Marvin, and his little dog, Tippy. He was born November 9, 1923.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, January 24 at 11 a.m. at the Weaver-Hughes Mortuary, located at 33629 Yucaipa Blvd. in Yucaipa, CA, with Rev. Jim Granger officiating.
Merl is survived by his brother, Curtis Gramlich of Lansing; his four daughters, Bernice Foster, Bonnie Phillips, Betty Ashbaker and Brenda Powers; his five grandchildren, Brady Foster, Andrea Mecey, Andrew Foster, Jansen Falvai and Robert C. Carey, Jr.; and his three great-grandchildren, Marlee Mecey, Jaxson Foster and Myah Foster.