|Birth: ||Mar. 11, 1884|
|Death: ||Jan. 28, 1956|
Sulphur (Spl.) -- John Henry Mertena, 71, died at 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the home of his son, 102 East Beech Road, Maplewood.
A resident of Mulhall, Okla., for 35 years, he had been visiting his son, Merlen P. Mertena, the past three months. The body was sent by the Hixson Funeral Home of Sulphur Sunday afternoon to the Smith Funeral Home in Guthrie, Okla.
Services will be Thursday at Mulhall and burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Marshall, Okla.
Survivors include his wife, Blanche; one son, Merlen P. Mertena; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, W.H. Cothern of Mulhall, Okla.; and two sisters, Mrs. Edgar Norris of Crescent, Okla., and Mrs. Henry Tate of Lokeba, Okla.
Mr. Mertena was born in East Saint Louis, Ill. A farmer and cattleman, he had lived in central Oklahoma since 1889.
"J.H. Mertena Dies Saturday," Lake Charles (Louisiana) American Press, 30 January 1956, p. 12, col. 3.
Caroline Christine Orth Cothern (1859 - 1923)
Blanche Welden Mertena (1883 - 1970)
Merlen Paris Mertena (1910 - 1989)*
North IOOF Cemetery
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