Merrell, Claudette Mar 13, 1953 – Jul 7, 2012 Preceded in death by father, Leon, Sr. Survived by mother, Jane Merrell, Bellevue; twin sister, Paulette Merrell, Bellevue; sisters, Leanette Merrell-Gran and husband Mike, Ottertail, MN, Rose Helen Merrell-James and husband Terrence, Chambersburg, PA; brother, Leon Jr. and wife Karen, Papillion; niece, Nicole Danielle Richards; her loving pets; dear friends. FUNERAL SERVICE: Friday, July 13, 10am at Bellevue Memorial Chapel with VISITATION one hour prior to service at the Chapel. Interment: Bellevue Cemetery. Military Honors by Benson VFW #2503. In lieu of flowers memorials suggested to Juvenile Diabetes Assn. or animal charity of your choice .