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Merlen Paris "Zack" Mertena
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1910
Logan County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 7, 1989
Calcasieu Parish
Louisiana, USA

Sulphur -- Funeral services for Merlen P. Mertena, 70, of 224 Self St., will be at 2:30 p.m. today, May 10, in Hixson-Guardian Chapel.

The Rev. Howard Childs will officiate. Burial will be in Mimosa Pines Cemetery.

Mr. Mertena died at 9:45 p.m. Sunday in a local rest home.

A native of Logan County, Okla., he had lived in Sulphur most of his life. He was a retired operator for Conoco, and had been a member of Maplewood United Methodist Church since 1953.

Survivors are two sons, William John Mertena of Olympia, Wash., and Joe H. Mertena of Sulphur; two daughters, Mrs. Merlene Trahan of Vinton and Mrs. Jill Ellender of Lake Charles; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

"Merlen P. Mertena," obituary, Lake Charles (Louisiana) American Press, 10 May 1989, p. 2.
Family links: 
  John Henry Mertena (1884 - 1956)
  Blanche Welden Mertena (1883 - 1970)
  Hassie Cora Proffitt Mertena (1908 - 1986)
  Merlene Golda Mertena Trahan (1935 - 2015)*
  Joe Henry Mertena (1941 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Mimosa-Pines South Cemetery
Calcasieu Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: C-182-5
Maintained by: Jennifer Sepulvado
Originally Created by: Jennifer Daigle Ancelet
Record added: Aug 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28973981
Merlen Paris Zack Mertena
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Merlen Paris Zack Mertena
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