Edna I. Mertens, 77, died on Feb. 14, 2009, at her home outside of Brainerd. She was born on Sept. 19, 1931, to Arthur and Lillian (Keehr) Maske in Morrison County.
She was a member of the Eagles Club.
Edna is survived by her children, Colleen (Cal) Boeder, John (Tiena) Mertens; grandchildren, Melissa, Jeremy and Aubriana; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Leo and Arthur Maske; and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; companion Cy; sister, Darlene; and brother, Raymond.
Services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009, at 2 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Brainerd with Pastor Andy Smith officiating. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Brainerd. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.
Arrangements are with Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Brainerd.
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