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Marguerite MERTZ

Marguerite (Larter) Mertz, born on October 26, 1935 in Tuberose, SK, passed away on July 20, 2023. She was the child of Richard and Marjorie Larter and was one of seven siblings. Marguerite is survived by her children, Audie (Brenda), Penny (Nick), Jerry, and Tracey (Mark), as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Herbert (Ponto), and several nieces, nephews, and friends. Marguerite was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, John, Charlie, Mary Maiden, Vera Farrell, and Sylvia Larter.

A come and go visitation will be held on Sunday, July 23, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Acadia-McKague’s Funeral Chapel (915-Acadia Drive, Saskatoon). The burial will take place at Clearwater Lake Cemetery, north of Kyle, SK, on Monday, July 31, 2023, at 2 p.m. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at St. Paul’s Hospital, especially the nurses on 5B surgery, for their exceptional care and compassion towards Marguerite during her final months. Instead of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Lung Association of Saskatchewan. Funeral arrangements are handled by Mourning Glory Acadia McKague’s Funeral Chapel.

Marguerite (Larter) Mertz, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away at the age of 87 on July 20, 2023. Born on October 26, 1935, in Tuberose, SK, she was the daughter of Richard and Marjorie Larter. Marguerite was a cherished member of a large family, being one of seven siblings. She is survived by her children, Audie (Brenda), Penny (Nick), Jerry, and Tracey (Mark), who will forever hold her dear in their hearts. Marguerite’s legacy also lives on through her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her brother Herbert (Ponto), numerous nieces, nephews, and close friends mourn her loss deeply. Marguerite is now reunited with her parents and siblings, Richard, Marjorie, John, Charlie, Mary Maiden, Vera Farrell, and Sylvia Larter.

To pay respects and honor Marguerite’s life, a come and go visitation will be held on Sunday, July 23, 2023, at Acadia-McKague’s Funeral Chapel (915-Acadia Drive, Saskatoon). Friends and family will have the opportunity to say their goodbyes from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. A solemn burial ceremony will follow at Clearwater Lake Cemetery, north of Kyle, SK, on Monday, July 31, 2023, at 2 p.m. The family expresses their profound gratitude to the dedicated staff at St. Paul’s Hospital, with a special recognition to the nurses on 5B surgery who made Marguerite’s remaining months incredibly meaningful. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests contributions to be made to the Lung Association of Saskatchewan to support their ongoing research and advocacy efforts. The compassionate team at Mourning Glory Acadia McKague’s Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements, ensuring a dignified farewell for Marguerite.

It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the loss of Marguerite (Larter) Mertz, an extraordinary woman who passed away on July 20, 2023, at the age of 87. Marguerite was born on October 26, 1935, in Tuberose, SK, to parents Richard and Marjorie Larter. She grew up in a loving household among her six siblings, forming strong bonds that lasted a lifetime. Marguerite’s memory will forever be cherished by her children, Audie (Brenda), Penny (Nick), Jerry, and Tracey (Mark), who adored her dearly. As a grandmother and great-grandmother, she leaves behind a lasting legacy of love and family. Marguerite’s brother Herbert (Ponto), along with many nieces, nephews, and friends, mourn her loss deeply. She joins her beloved parents and siblings, Richard, Marjorie, John, Charlie, Mary Maiden, Vera Farrell, and Sylvia Larter, in eternal peace.

To honor Marguerite’s life, all are invited to attend a come and go visitation at Acadia-McKague’s Funeral Chapel (915-Acadia Drive, Saskatoon) on Sunday, July 23, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Those who wish to pay their respects may do so during this time. On Monday, July 31, 2023, at 2 p.m., a solemn burial will be held at Clearwater Lake Cemetery, north of Kyle, SK, where Marguerite will find her final resting place. The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at St. Paul’s Hospital for their unwavering care and compassion, with special gratitude extended to the devoted nurses on 5B surgery, who made Marguerite’s remaining months truly special. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to be made to the Lung Association of Saskatchewan, as a tribute to Marguerite’s memory and to support their vital work. Mourning Glory Acadia McKague’s Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements, providing solace and comfort for Marguerite’s loved ones during this difficult time.

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