Please Remember in Your Prayers Mercades Willner St. Thomas Newsroom November 18, 2009 Please remember in your prayers Mercades Willner, mother of Public Safety officer Pete Willner. Mercades, 89, of St. Paul, died Monday, Nov. 16. Preceded in death by husband Merle. Survived by son Peter (Michele); grandchildren Brian (Kelly), Camille, and Kelly; great-grandchildren Marilyn, McKenzie, Cierra, Trenton, and McCoy. Graveside service will be held 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Fort Snelling National Cemetery (Assembly Area 5). Memorials are preferred.