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Mr. Max Howard Medert of Fayetteville, one of 'Merrill's Marauders' in WWII

Mr. Max Howard Medert of Fayetteville passed away on April 10, 2010 at the age of 86.

Max was a WWII Army veteran who proudly served as one of “Merrill’s Marauders” in China, Burma and India. Following his military career, he served on the city of Atlanta Police Force , retiring after 25 years of service.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, and a member of the Flat Creek Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Sue C. Medert of Fayetteville; daughter Connie Patton (Tony) of Calhoun; sons Kenny Medert (Cathy) of Nashville, TN, Greg Medert (Sandra) of McDonough; four grandchildren, Kevin, Brandy, Ashley, and Matthew; and one brother Ken Medert of Loveland OH.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday April 13, 2010 at 11:00 AM at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Rev. Jerry Cross will officiate. The burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home, 760 Pollard Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30315.

Carl J. Mowell & Son, Fayetteville-www.mowellfuneralhome.com

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