Mildred M. ‘Millie’ Mertz age 73, of Lima died Friday at her residence. She was born April 8, 1941 in Wood County, Ohio to Robert William and Jennie Catharine Phillips Crow, who preceded her in death. She married James Warren Mertz Aug. 6, 1961 and he preceded her in death June 6, 1993.
Millie had been a bowling coach for children at Moreo Lanes, Northland and Westgate Lanes. She was an Ohio State Youth Leader for Youth Bowling Association and a graduate of Shawnee High School class of 1960.
Survivors include 3 daughters: Cindy (Tony) Dellaidotti of Yuma, AZ, Carol Green of Lima and Sue (Bill) Meeker of Lima, a son-in-law Guy Alexander, a sister Naomi (Marion) Layman of Luckey, Ohio, 7 grandchildren: Joel Green, Jeff Green, Kellen Dellaidotti, Logan, Lauren and Luke Alexander and Elena Meeker and a sister-in-law Marilyn Walsh of Lima.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 Monday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville, Ohio.
The funeral service will be 1:30 p.m., Tuesday May 6 at the funeral home with
Pastor Dan Hughes officiating and burial will follow in Allentown Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society.
Date: Monday, May 5, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm