Merritt John Mollenbrink passed away peacefully at his home on November 9, 2012, at the age of 74. He was born on December 31, 1938, in Sundance, Wyoming, to John and Mae Mollenbrink. He remained in Sundance working on ranches and enjoyed being outdoors, riding horses, Rod and Gun, working on his lawn and hunting. He married Patricia Leger on September 15, 1973, and together they raised three children, Nancy (Tyler) Hawken of Sundance, Chad (Michelle) Leger of Phoenix, Arizona, and Heidi Buen of Gillette, Wyoming.
Merritt loved and enjoyed spending time with all nine of his grandchildren, nieces and nephews and visiting with many friends. He is survived by one brother, Bum Mollenbrink (Marty) of Sundance; two sisters, Ella Mae Mollenbrink of Sundance and Blondie Spracher of Gillette. He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and one sister.
A memorial service will be held in the spring at the family’s request.