Mertis Fehnel, 81, of Salinas passed away Monday, May 24, 2010 after a short illness. She was born June 8, 1928 in New London, CT. Mertis moved to California with her family and brothers as a young girl. She ran the Twin Gates and the Victory Cafe and then moved to Eagle Point, OR in 1972. She was an Avon representative for many years.
Mertis was preceded in death by her husband Melvin C. Fehnel (Sarge). She is survived by her daughters Susie (Ermin) Kelly of Cyn. KY and Mertis (Gene) Lyman of Salinas; seven grandchildren and numerous great and great grandchildren. At her request no services will be held.
Arrangements by Struve and Laporte. Condolences: www.struveandlaporte.com