Merlin “Butch” Netland, 70, died unexpectedly at his home in Klemme on Jan. 9, 2021. A graveside service was held Jan. 12 at Ell Township Cemetery, Klemme.   

   He is survived by his daughter Heather (Ryan) Boyd of Goodell; son Christopher “Casey” Reinig of Klemme; daughter Brandi Roth of Canyon Lake, TX; and sisters Mary Catherine Noble of Thornton and Marilyn “Jean” Roberts of Garner.