Obituary: Myrtle M. Mezo, 83, Metamora

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

 Myrtle M. Mezo, 83, of Metamora died at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, June 16, 2012, at her residence.

Born April 21, 1929, in Chariton, Iowa, to Fred and Maude (Holder) Borger, she married Samuel A. Mezo on May 28, 1956, in Kankakee. He died on Aug. 10, 1979.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, three brothers, two sisters and one niece.

Surviving are two children, Samuel R. (Marcie) Mezo of Clinton, Ark., and Jennifer (Steven) Adams of Metamora; six grandchildren; and one brother, the Rev. Fred (Claudette) Borger Jr. of Des Moines, Iowa.

She was a professional cook and attended Metamora Mennonite Church.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. June 29 at Metamora Mennonite Church, with the Rev. Mike Danner officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded.

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