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Eugene B. Mertz

June 11, 1935 July 28, 2018
Eugene B. Mertz
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Obituary for Eugene B. Mertz

Eugene B. Mertz, age 83, found peace on Saturday, July 28, 2018. He was born on June 11, 1935 in Hartford to parents Benjamin and Florence (Charney) Mertz. Eugene graduated from Hartford High School in 1953. He proudly served his country as an airplane mechanic in the Korean War. Eugene was united in marriage on January 25, 1958 to Ann Rettler. He worked at Chrysler Outboard for 31 years.

Eugene was a longtime member of St. Kilian Catholic Church and a member of American Legion Post #19 for 45 years. He enjoyed going out to eat and having a good time at the casinos. He was an avid NASCAR fan and watching the Packers.

Eugene is survived by his son, Michael; grandsons, Mike Jr. and Andrew (Sarah); granddaughter, Jamie Mertz; 5 great-grandchildren; also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Eugene is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ann and son, Patrick.

Memorial Service for Eugene will be held at the Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union St., Hartford on Wednesday, August 8 at 6:00 PM with Fr. David LaPlante presiding. Visitation for family and friends from 4:00 PM until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Kilian Catholic Church. The family would like to thank all of the caregivers for their tremendous care and compassion over the last few months.


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Visitation

Wednesday

8

Aug

4:00 PM 8/8/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 8/8/2018 6:00:00 PM
Shimon Funeral Home

824 Union Street
Hartford, WI 53027

Shimon Funeral Home
824 Union Street Hartford 53027 WI
United States

Memorial Service

Wednesday

8

Aug

6:00 PM 8/8/2018 6:00:00 PM - 6:45 PM 8/8/2018 6:45:00 PM
Shimon Funeral Home

824 Union Street
Hartford, WI 53027

Shimon Funeral Home
824 Union Street Hartford 53027 WI
United States

Military Honors

Wednesday

8

Aug

6:00 PM 8/8/2018 6:00:00 PM - 6:05 PM 8/8/2018 6:05:00 PM
Shimon Funeral Home

824 Union Street
Hartford, WI 53027

Shimon Funeral Home
824 Union Street Hartford 53027 WI
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Kilian Catholic Church

264 W. State Street
Hartford, WI 53027
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