In Memory of




Obituary for Merna Ellen Merz

Merna Ellen Merz, 81, of Grandin, left the earth to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 14, 2023 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was a native of Corry, PA and had been a resident of Putnam County for many years. Merna was heavily involved in the church and with helping feed the community.
She leaves behind her husband, Michael Martin Merz of Grandin, along with daughters, Robyn Owens of Ocala, Brenda Collard (Gene) of Interlachen, and Susie Keener (Jimbo) of Pennsylvania, sons, David Thomas (Sabrina) of Interlachen and Rodney Thomas (Lisa) of Georgia, 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and numerous extended family and friends.
Merna was loved by many and her memory will live on through her family and friends.
Merna will be laid to rest alongside her parents in Corry, PA at a later date.
No services are scheduled at this time.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Merna’s Book of Memories page at .
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Interlachen.