Thursday, November 4th, 2010
David F. Metz, 79, St. Marys, died at 8:07 p.m. Nov. 2, 2010, at the Golden-Valley Nursing Home in St. Marys.
He was born Dec. 16, 1930, in New Bremen, to Ernest and Marie Wehrman Metz. On April 11, 1959, he married Dorla Sharlene Graham, who died Oct. 12, 2006.
Surviving are a daughter, Denise (David) Locke, Moorseburg, Tenn.; a son, Dana (Renee) Metz, Gilbert, Ariz.; a sister, Carolyn (Merle) Schuller, St. Marys; a sister-in-law, Kay Graham, Spencerville; and two grandsons.
Also deceased are two brothers, Don and Ned Metz; and sister, Lois Ann Esser.
He was a 1948 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School in St. Marys. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War. He retired as a union electrician. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge. He was a member of the St. Paul's United Church of Christ in St. Marys.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home Chapel in St. Marys, the Rev. Jeanette Tangeman officiating. Burial with full military honors will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens in St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Condolences may be left at millerfuneralhomes.net.
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