Funeral services for Merle Metge, 88, of Conrad, were on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church in Conrad, with Pastors Kerry Carson and Pastor Harlan Nuss officiating. Special music was provided by Monica Kruse and Dorothy Beeghly. Derek Daggett, Darin Daggett, Darik Metge, Cory Metge, Gary Krause, and Kent Daggett served as pallbearers. Guests were present from the First Presbyterian Church if Conrad, Iowa River Hospice, BCL Class of 1965, BCL Class of 1942, and Oakview Nursing Home. Merle was laid to rest in the Conrad Cemetery. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home was entrusted with caring for Merle and his family.