MERLE LA DEANE ROUNDS, 89, of Walnut (Svcs 5-7-12)


May 5th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

MERLE LA DEANE ROUNDS, 89, of Walnut, died Fri., May 4th, in Council Bluffs. Funeral services for MERLE ROUNDS will be held 11-a.m. Mon., May 7th, at the Monroe Chapel in Walnut. Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home in Council Bluffs has the arrangements. (

Visitation is Sunday 4-6PM at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home & Crematory(1221 North 16 Street, Council Bluffs). The family will receive friends at the Monroe Chapel in Walnut, one-hour prior to the service, Monday.

Interment will be in the Monroe Chapel Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Monroe Chapel, The Omaha Home for Boys, and the Walnut American Legion Auxiliary.

MERLE ROUNDS is survived by:

Her children – Robert Rounds Jr.  & wife Joyce);  Diane Hughes; Christi (Rod) Putnam; Rick Rounds; and Jerry (Lisa) Rounds.

Her sister – Phyllis (Vincent) Hansen.

12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson, her sister-in-law,  a host of other family and friends.