Archie Edward Merkley passed away peacefully on Monday, November 16, 2009. Archie was born on October 31, 1931 in Winnipeg, MB. At Archie’s request there will be no funeral service. The family would like to thank Dr. Mah and the staff at the Red Deer Nursing Home. In memory of Archie, Memorial Donations can be made to the Shriners Centre Office, 5225 – 101 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T3L 1S4. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at: www.parklandfuneralhome.com. In living memory of Archie a tree will be planted at the Parkland Funeral Home Memorial Tree Park, Red Deer County, AB.