UTICA — A graveside service for Dianne G. Mertens, 69, of Utica, will be held Wednesday at noon at Homer Cemetery, with Pastor Richard Hite officiating.
Dianne died June 2, 2012, at Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark. She was born Nov. 28, 1942, in Columbus to the late Chester D. and Willetta (Bower) Gibson. Dianne was a member of Church On The Rise, Mount Vernon.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Terry A. Mertens of Utica; son, Teddy Mertens of Johnstown; daughters and sons-in-law, Kim and Tom Mentz of Newark, Jeannie and Ernie Scott of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Felicia Miller, Montana and Katie Mentz, Sarah and Grant Scott; and great-grandson, Landen Kimbler.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to assist the family with funeral expenses.
Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N Main St., Utica, is assisting the family with arrangements. Visit http://www.lawbakerfuneralhome.com to extend condolences to the family.Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.