MERTZ-James J., age 73 years, Papillion, NE. Retired, HDR. Preceded in death by wife, Phyllis C. Mertz, and brother, Tom Mertz. Survived by wife, Joan T. (Foreman) Mertz; children: Jim Mertz, Jr. and wife Susan, John Mertz, Debbie Jankovich and husband Chris, Chris (Jones) Perkins and husband Mike, Dan Mertz, Cathy Sindelar and husband Ken, Shari Wheeler and husband Kevin; stepchildren: Julie Chytil and husband Kevin, Gina Le and husband Paul, Karen Foreman; grandchildren: Justin, Adam, Ryan and wife Jessica, Mike, Melody, Ashley, Patrick, Kristin, Angella, Alex, Kaitlyn, Nathan, Kevin, Sarah, Jourdan, Natalie, Gabriel, Megan, Joshua, Ethan and Sean; great-grandchildren, Mckenna and Corey; brother, Bill Mertz and wife Kathy; sisters: June Jaksich and husband Charles, Marian Minor and husband Jim, Beverly Marcheck, Gayle Ringo and husband Bob, Ruth Dietz; sister-in-law, Fran Mertz. VISITATION from 5pm Thursday at St. Bernadette Catholic Church. Vigil Service Thursday, 7:30pm, St. Bernadette Catholic Church. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, 10:30am St. Bernadette Catholic Church. Interment, St. John Cemetery, Bellevue. In lieu of flowers, Memorials to St. Bernadette Catholic Church or Nebraska Lung Association.
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