Jane E. Mertz, 86, longtime Clinton County resident, died at 11:50 p.m. July 19, 2017 at the home of her daughter, in West Lafayette. Born August 10, 1930 in Indianapolis, Ind. to Howard L. & Pearl A. (Michael) Wilson. She married Gordon R. Mertz on March 26, 1955 in Michigantown Christian Church and he preceded her in death on July 4, 2013.
Mrs. Mertz was a 1948 graduate of Michigantown High School and grew up in Avery, Ind. A homemaker, she also worked at Peoples Life and Mallory Control. Jane was a member of the Jefferson United Methodist Church, Washington Township Home Ec. Club, Dayton Indiana Mothers Club, Clinton County Rural Youth, and Clinton County Square Dance Club.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be Sunday, July 23, 2017 from 1-3 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, Frankfort, Ind. The funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. On Monday, July 24, 2017, family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home and then proceed to Fair Haven Cemetery, Mulberry, for an 11 a.m. graveside committal service. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Cancer Fund.
Daughter: Janice E. (Michael) Lasky of West Lafayette, 1 Sister: Nancy (Ed) Fearnow of Frankfort, 2 Brothers: Mike (Shelia) Wilson of Rising Sun, Ind., Bob (Michaelene) Wilson of Texas, 2 Grandsons: Jacob Lasky of West Lafayette and Matthew Lasky of Gilbert, Arizona.
a sister, Joanne Record.