September 22, 1928 - December 2, 2021
Mary Lee Merten, 93, of Fort Mitchell, KY passed away on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Fort Mitchell, KY. Mary Lee enjoyed sports, especially the Cincinnati Reds, listening to music, playing cards, and ceramics. She loved spending time with her family and friends at the farm and Friday happy hour. Mary Lee was preceded in death by her husband: Albert E. "Mickey" Merten; parents: Herman and Katie Mae Pieper; son: Mike Merten and daughter: Krista Kaelin. She is survived by her daughters: Gina (Steve) Keith, Janelle (Mike Roach) Merten and Nica (Jeff) Ward; sons: Gary (Julianne) Merten and Randy (Tammy) Merten; son-in-law: Mark Kaelin; sister-in-law: Joan Merten; 14 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation will take place on Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 4:00 PM until Mass of Christian Burial at 6:00 PM at St. Barbara's Catholic Church, 4042 Turkeyfoot Road, Erlanger, KY 41018. Interment will take place on Friday, December 10, 2021 at St. Mary's Cemetery in Fort Mitchell, KY. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to HDSA Ohio Valley Chapter, 8370 Fields Ertel Road #498097, Cincinnati, OH 45249. Connley Brothers Funeral Home, 11 East Southern Avenue, Covington (Latonia), KY 41015 is serving the family. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at www.connleybrothersfuneralhome.com.