Emma Lou Merkler

  • Died: July 15, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Covington Knolls

8325 Covington Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


Emma Lou Merkler, 5 months old, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019 at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Emma was born on January 30, 2019 in Fort Wayne, IN. Emma was a fighter and very feisty. She spent her entire life in the NICU and endured surgery after surgery and fought through. Her middle name Lou means "Warrior" and she portrayed that meaning to the fullest. Emma was a great hand holder and loved when her mother sang her favorite song "A Thousand Years," to her. She was loved by many and will be missed. Survivors include her mother, Sara Merkler, grandfather, David Merkler, Uncles; John (Alycia) Merkler, Joseph (Melissa) Merkler, many cousins; Noah, Tyler, Ayden, Ella, Kerrington, Elijah, Ryan, and Grace. She was preceded in death by her twin brothers; Jacob David Merkler and Lucas Paul Merkler, grandmother, Lou Ann Merkler, and cousin, Gabriel Merkler. Funeral service will be held on Monday, July 22, 2019 at 11am with calling 2 hours prior from 9am-11am at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 917 West Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Officiating the service will be Pastor Dan Schaffer. Memorial donations may be directed to Emmanuel Lutheran Church. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.domccombandsons.com