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Merton James Lego

Merton James Lego

Merton James Lego, 81, Federal Dam, MN, died Saturday, October, 26, 2013 in Cass Lake. Merton Lego was born June 24, 1932 in Cloquet, MN.

Merton is survived by Sons Richard & Mike (Kay) Lego. Daughters Gina (Jeff) Moore, Charlene (John) O'Connor, Brother Russell (Karen) Lego, 11 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren.

Merton was preceded in death by his wife Ardene, his parents Russell & Grace, Son Douglas, Grandson Levi.

SERVICE: Celebration of Life Friday November 1, 2013 3:00 P.M. at Northern Lights Event Center Walker, MN

Merton attended school in Boy River, Married his high school sweetheart Arlene in May 1952, and raised their 5 children in Federal Dam, MN. At the age of 15 he started logging also from a young age he was involved in the wild rice business until his death. Merton was employed for many years with the Leech Lake Bad of Ojibwe.

ARRANGEMENTS BY: Carroll Funeral Home, Deer River, Minnesota.