Fred C Mertz
June 27, 1940 - June 10, 2018
Service Date: June 18, 2018
Fred C. Mertz, 77, of Belleville, Illinois, born Thursday, June 27, 1940, in East Saint Louis, IL, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at his residence.
Fred worked as an Engineering Project Manager for Ralston Purina. He was a member of the Belleville Gear Jammers, Southern Illinois Street Rod Association, and Quail Club.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Uncle and Aunt: Al and Bernice McCulley
Surviving are his:
- Wife: Caroline, nee Vining, Mertz of Belleville, IL
- 3 Children
- Tom Mertz of Saint Louis, MO
- Kris (Gary) Elliott of Godfrey, IL
- Kerri Mertz-Smith of Fairview Heights, IL
- 5 Grandchildren
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society.
Visitation: Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Monday, June 18, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Service: Private interment will be held.