Merle passed away Monday, November 1, 2021 at Ascension Borgess Hospital.
He was born December 26, 1950 in Kalamazoo, the son of Donald and Fern (Newton) Ingold. For 40 years Merle worked at Frost Standard which later became McDonald’s Towing and Rescue until his retirement in 2013. In his free time he enjoyed riding dirt bikes, camping, hunting and watching NASCAR and fireworks. Merle was happiest when surrounded by his family especially his grandchildren. On December 10, 1971 in Oshtemo Township he married Kim Carlson who survives.
Also surviving are his children, Shelly (Ryan) Rambadt of Otsego, Glenn (Carrie) Ingold of Kalamazoo and Anthony (Samantha) Ingold of Kalamazoo; 5 grandchildren, Dylan, Matthew, Mason, Ray and Levi; siblings, Alfred Ingold, Julie LeMahieu, Mary (Byron) Graham and Donna (Ricky) Robbins along with many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter, Taryn Rambadt; brother, Russell Ingold; niece, Stephanie and nephew, Cody.
According to his wishes cremation has taken place.
Friends may visit with Merle’s family from 4-6PM, Saturday, November 6, 2021, at the Alamo Community Congregational Church.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.