WINTERPORT – Merton Edward Kimball, 84, died Oct. 26, 2004, at a Bangor hospital. He was born in Skowhegan Dec. 8, 1919, the son of Guy E. and Ethel M. (Thing) Kimball. “Mickey” was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II having served in Europe with the 354th Infantry. He was first employed at Hillman’s Dairy. He was a meat cutter at Star Beef for 13 years, the Dow Air Force Base Commissary and later at BMHI for 11 years. He was a member of Argonne Post American Legion No. 138 and a member of the former Winterport United Methodist Church for 38 years. “Mickey” enjoyed his home overlooking the Penobscot River, gardening and farming. He loved the cattle on his farm and playing Yahtzee. He was a kind and generous man and was greatly loved by all. He is survived by two daughters, Kathy Jo Lodge and Phyllis Wilson, both of Winterport; brothers-in-law, Kenneth Rowell of Bangor, Richard Rowell of Searsport, Bernard Currier of Skowhegan; a sister, Eva Caler of Skowhegan; two granddaughters; seven grandsons; 13 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Stella (York) Kimball; and his second wife, Ann (Rowell) Kimball; and a daughter, Jean Cox. He will be missed by his cat, Sammy. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, at Foley Funeral Service, 299 Union St., Bangor, with Pastor David Abbott officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Winterport. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Belfast United Methodist Church Building Fund, 23 Mill Lane, Belfast, ME 04915 or to the Maine Parkinson Foundation, 100 US Route 1, Unit #106, Scarborough, ME 04074-9308.