MENDHEIM, MERLE MILDRED HERRING (Sept. 10, 1922--April 10, . 2009) became an RN at 50, retired at 70, and moved to Edgewater from Miami in 1993. Her children are very proud of her accomplishments. Merle is survived by her children and grandchildren, all Florida residents: Gayle Zahos; Barbara Mendheim and her husband, Carl Nickeson, and their children Diane Nickeson-Mendheim (Brian Street) and Eric Nickeson-Mendheim; Karen Mendheim and her son Andrew Becerra-Mendheim; and James Mendheim. Merle was buried at Dade Memorial Park next to her husband, George Mendheim, who died in 1988. There will be a memorial service at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, Southeast Volusia Care Center, 4140 S. Ridgewood Ave., Edgewater, FL 32141, where Merle received loving care in her final days.
2:00 PM at Dade Memorial Park 1301 Opa Locka Blvd. Miami, FL 33167 on April 13, 2009 (map/driving directions)
Dade Memorial Park 1301 Opa Locka Blvd. Miami, FL 33167 (map/driving directions)