Merlin Glen Troutman, Sr, 81, of Wichita, formerly of Wellington, passed away early Thursday morning, June 7, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. He worked for many years as a real estate investor.

Merlin was born on September 16, 1936 in Alva, OK to Glen E. Troutman and Jaunita F. (Tracy) Troutman.

On September 20, 1979 he married Deloris J. Dieball Grable in Wellington.


He is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Don Troutman; and one sister Jana Troutman


Survivors include his wife, Deloris Troutman of Wichita; three sons, Merlin G. Troutman, Jr. of South Haven, Bruce Troutman of Wichita, and Harry Troutman of Rockdale, TX; one daughter, Barbara Maley of Haysville; one stepson, Craig Grable of Kansas City; one brother, Richard Troutman of Wichita; 15 grandchildren, and 16 great grandchildren.


Graveside Services will be held at Sumner Memorial Gardens in Wellington, on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.


Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m.


A memorial has been established with the Wellington Humane Society in lieu of flowers. Contributions can be mailed or left at the funeral home.


Frank Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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