Obit: Merlin M. Shook, b. 1917, Kuna, ID; also lived OR, WA.
Obit dated 4 Feb 2007 available www.Idahostatesman.com/obituaries. Merlin, 1st of 8 children, was preceded by his parents, Guy and Mamie Shook, by brothers Roy and Otis; he married (1)Blanche Smidt-divorced-2 children; (2)Stella Roberts-preceded in 2004; survivors include his 2 children, 1 stepchild, his sisters, Beulah Johnson, Laura McIntosh, Ruth Gritz, Gladys Newby and Phyllis Kegley.
I am no relation to this family.