He was a life-long resident of Sandborn, born on December 26, 1946, the was the son of Orvel L. and Virginia M. (Clifford) Stremming.
On August 30, 1968, he married Linda D. Marlow.
He was an insurance agent for United Insurance Company of America and served as an assistant manager for the company in the Vincennes office. He also worked as an independent, owning his own insurance agency. Mearl retired in 1996. He was a member of the Sandborn United Methodist Church, Switz City Masonic Lodge #676 F & AM, and Lyons Eastern Star Chapter #371.
Survivors include his parents, Orvel and Virginia Stremming of Sandborn; his spouse, Linda D. Stremming; a son, Lee M. Stremming of Linton; a daughter, Virginia J. 'Ginny' (Bill, Jr.) Gaysoof Alamogordo, NM; four grandchildren, Michael Lee & Brayden Lee Stremming, Eric Matthew and Blaine Christian Gayso; and two sisters, harlene Stremming of Sandborn and Marlene (Robert) Mattingly of Washington.
There will be no public viewing.
A Masonic graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Stafford Cemetery with Alfred Helms officiating.
The family has entrusted Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton with arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com