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Welcome to the memorial page for

Merlin J. Howlett

June 29, 1966 ~ August 11, 2017 (age 51)

Merlin J. Howlett, 51, of West St. Paul, Minnesota formerly of Borden and Hope, Indiana, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017. He was a 1984 graduate of Borden High School and a former member of the St. Joe Catholic Church in Sellersburg. Mr. Howlett worked at the Cummins engine plant located in Columbus, Indiana and later worked for Cummins Power Generation in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his loving parents, George & Rita. Greatly missed by his wife, Mary Ann; his step-children, Patrick (Francine) Goetsch, Christopher Goetsch, Laurie (Mike) Bergum; his grandchildren, Samantha, Erin, C.J., Abby, Natalie & Anthony; his brothers, Wayne (Sharon)& Calvin (Virgie) Howlett; He also leaves behind other family & close friends.


Visitation will be held on Friday, September 15, 2017 from 3:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday at St. John Paul II Catholic Church (St. Joe Campus). In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. John Paul II building fund. Online condolences can be made at

 Service Information

September 15, 2017

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172

Funeral Mass
September 16, 2017

11:00 AM
St. John Paul II Catholic Church (St. Joe Campus)
2605 W. St. Joe Rd.
Sellersburg, IN 47172

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