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Mary Ellen Wertz

December 11, 1927 - July 23, 2020

Mary Ellen Wertz, 92, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born December 11, 1927 in Springfield, to John Lewis and Cora Ogden Morris. She married Charles “Lawrence” Wertz in 1949 and he preceded her in death on June 1, 1988.

Survivors include two daughters, Linda (Jerry) Orme of Tonopah, AZ and Barb (Tim) Wise of Springfield; one son, Jerry Wertz of Springfield; four grandchildren, Josh (Brea) Wertz, Christina Wertz, Cheryl (Mario) Gerdelman and Kaley (James) Sanders; and seven great-grandchildren, Hayden, Caleb, Victoria, Cheyenne, Gage, Grayson and Ember. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Peggy Wertz and one brother, Pete Morris.

Mary Ellen was a homemaker and owned and operated, along with her husband, Wertz Alignment from 1960 to 2019. She was a resident of Springfield all of her life and a member of Kumler United Methodist Church.

Visitation: 8 – 10 am, Monday, July 27, 2020 at Staab Funeral Home – Sherman.

Funeral Service: 10 am, Monday, July 27, 2020 at Staab Funeral Home – Sherman with Josh Wertz officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kumler United Methodist Church.

CDC Protocol shall be followed.

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, July 27, 2020

Time: 08:00 am - 10:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Sherman

Address:

2626 East Andrew Rd.
Sherman, IL 62684

217-993-7770 Map


Service Information

Date: Monday, July 27, 2020

Time: 10:00 am

Staab Funeral Home - Sherman

Address:

2626 East Andrew Rd.
Sherman, IL 62684

217-993-7770 Map


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, July 27, 2020

Oak Ridge Cemetery

Address:

1441 Monument Ave
Springfield, IL 62702

(217) 789-2340 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Kumler United Methodist Church.


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