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Janice “Jan” Mertz

Updated: Sep 8, 2022

Janice “Jan” Ruth Delk Mertz

Born 8/27/1942 in Freemont Nebraska

Preceded in Death by her Father Charles Warren Delk, Mother Ruth Mainard Delk and her Brother Charles “Chuck”Delk

Graduated from North High School Class of 1959

Retired from Iowa Workforce Development

Janice’s favorite color was purple. She loved Elvis Presley, Chinese food, her kids, and grandkids. She made many handmade knit blankets and delivered them to the homeless. She never left the house without being dressed to the nines. She was known to her friends at Iowa Workforce as the Imelda Marcos of Iowa Workforce as she had 100`s of shoes and purses. She will be greatly missed by her family.

Daughter Michelle & Scott Jones of Guthrie Center-Jessica & Brian Clark-Ashley & Ben Watson-Jack Linn-Lauren Linn

Daughter, Tracy & Gary Wolfe- of Dallas Center-Bradley Boyd-Andrew and Chantel Boyd-London Cipale and Clint Robbins-Brandon and Stephanie Wolfe-Justin and Amber Wolfe

Son Mike Mertz of Redfield-Jacob Mertz-Cody Mertz and Cayden Britton-Rylie Mertz and Kennedy Mertz

13 Great Grandkids: Allison Holmes, Addison Holmes, Logan Watson, Max Watson, Tatum Degroot, Adilynn Robbins, Cj Robbins, Paislee Boyd, Oliver Wolfe, Everett Wolfe, Norah Wolfe, Hudson Wolfe, and Adilynn Wolfe

Janice will be cremated and laid to rest with her beloved parents at a private family ceremony.


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