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Theresa Laura Mertens Lock
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1889
Osage County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 13, 1966

w/o Leo H. Lock md Aug 22, 1910 at Frankenstein, MO
d/o William Carl Mertens & Maria Christine Jaegers

Theresa Laura Mertens Lock, was born at Frankenstein on January 18, 1889, the daughter of William (Wilhelm Carl H.) Mertens and his wife Maria Christine Jaegers Mertens, and died at a hospital in Washington, Mo. July 13, 1966, at the age of 77 yrs., 5 months and 25 days. She grew up in the Frankenstein and Luystown communities and on Aug. 22, 56 years ago she was united in marriage to Leo Lock who survives her. She is also survived by 2 daughters; Renilda, Mrs. Fred Backes of New Haven; and Mrs. Jack Christoffel of Pharr, Texas. There is one brother, Walter Mertens, and a sister, Mrs. Bruce Steisemeyer both of Linn; 5 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Mrs. Lock resided in the Frankenstein community until 3 years ago when she and Mr. Lock moved to New Haven to live with their daughter and family. The requiem Funeral Mass was conducted at Our Lady of Help Church in Frankenstein Saturday morning with Rev. Jos. Lorenz officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery at Frankenstein. Pallbearers whop served were Adolph Koenigsfeld, Edgar Lock, Joe Schaefer, Henry Starke, Ray Laughlin and Werner Kever.

Note: source - obituary collection of Mary Stigler
Our Lady of Help Cemetery
Osage County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Nancy W
Record added: Feb 21, 2009
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Theresa Laura <i>Mertens</i> Lock
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