Betty Lou Mertz, age 87 of Troy, formerly of Covington, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Koester Pavilion, Troy. Betty was born in Covington on December 7, 1933 to the (late) Ozell & Mary (Grubb) Mutzner; a graduate of Covington High School, Class of 1953; worked many years in retail including Hill Department Store, Carter Lumber, and Piqua Lawn Care; and a lifelong member of Covington Church of the Brethren. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Thomas Mertz in 1983; and sister and brother-in-law, Jean & Don Owen. Betty is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Douglas & Carol Mertz of Piqua; grandson, Douglas Mertz Jr.; four step-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Robert & Dolores Mutzner of Covington; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Covington Church of the Brethren, 101 N. Wall Street, Covington, OH 45318. No public services and her cremains will be buried with her husband at Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington. Condolences may be left for the family at www.stockerfraley.com.
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