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Irene L. Mertel

Irene L. Mertel (Klestinec), 89, Woodstock, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Valley Hi Nursing Home, Woodstock.

She was born March 30, 1923, in Berwyn to Vitus and Katherine Klestinec.

Survivors include a son, Steven (Betty) Mertel, Crystal Lake; three grandchildren, Steve (Kelly) and Michael Mertel and Amy (Patrick) Finnerty; and five great-grandchildren, Grace, Anna and Ryan Mertel and Maggie and Patrick Finnerty.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Steve, and a daughter, Carol Kasko.

The memorial service was private.

Arrangements were made by Davenport Family Funeral Home.

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