Eugene E. Mergendahl, 88, of St. Petersburg, Florida passed away December 24, 2020 at Suncoast Hospice Care. He was born on November 20, 1932 in Poughkeepsie , New York to Gordon and Nellie Mergendahl. Eugene eventually moved here to St. Petersburg, FL. He retired from the Navy and was a member of the VFW and the Amvets Post 8. He will be dearly missed by friends and loved ones.