Ilion, NY-Mr. Merrill V. Holtz, age 87, of Ilion, a Korean War Veteran, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, Nov. 30, 2018 at The Grand Nursing and Rehab, Ilion. Many will remember Merrill as the Yette's delivery man and from his work with Servello's Produce, Herkimer. Mohawk Valley Funerals and Cremations, 7507 State Route 5 (corner of Bidelman Road), between Little Falls and St. Johnsville, 315-508-5131 has been entrusted with arrangements for cremation. A graveside service will take place later in the spring at Mt. View Memorial Gardens, town of Little Falls.