Clara Merchant, age 83 of Mound passed away Tuesday (10/23) at the Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park. Funeral Service will be held Saturday (10/27) at 11 am at the Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Mound. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8 pm at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia, prayer service at 7:30 pm. Visitation continues one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia.