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MERRILL G. WINDELBERG, 91, LAWYER, ACTIVE MASON <br> MAY 4, 1913 -- OCT. 15, 2004

Merrill Glenn Windelberg, an attorney, died last Friday in Croasdaile Retirement Community, Durham, N.C., after a long illness. He was 91.

Mr. Windelberg was born in Buffalo and graduated from Hutchinson-Central High School and the University of Buffalo Law School.

He served during World War II in the Army's 8th Armored Division and in the Counterintelligence Corps.

After the war, Mr. Windelberg worked as an assistant Erie County district attorney before going into private practice in Buffalo.

Later, he was a partner in the Orchard Park law office of Barrow, Schlopy and Windelberg. He was also a magistrate in the Village of Orchard Park for two terms that ended in the early 1970s.

Mr. Windelberg was a 32nd-degree member of Parish United Lodge 292, Free & Accepted Masons; was a senior member of the Buffalo chapter of the Scottish Rite; a past potentate of Ismailia Shrine; and a Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary Club of Orchard Park. He was also a member of Presbyterian Church of Orchard Park.

His wife, Bernice Jung Windelberg, died in 1986.

Survivors include a daughter, Marjorie L. of Alexandria, Va.; a son, John M. of Durham, N.C.; and an exchange student son, German E. Medrano of Cochabamba, Bolivia.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Carlton A. Ulrich Funeral Home, 855 Englewood Ave., Town of Tonawanda. Burial will be in Forest Lawn.

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