Joyce Mertz

March 1, 1938-Feb. 7, 2019

Joyce Mertz, 80, of

Hurdsfield, ND died

Thursday, February 7,

2019 at CHI St. Alexius

Hospital in Bismarck, ND.

Funeral services will be

at 2 p.m. Monday, Febru-

ary 11, 2019 at the Hurds-

field Community Center,

Hurdsfield, ND. Burial

will be in Pleasant Hill

Cemetery, Hurdsfield.

Visitation will be from 4

p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday,

Feb. 10 at Hertz Funeral

Home, Harvey, ND.

Joyce Schick was born

on March 1, 1938 in Har-

vey, ND. She was the

daughter of Adolph and

Helen Schick. She grew

up and attended school in

the Denhoff area. Joyce

married Leland “Swede”

Mertz on January 12, 1958

in Hurdsfield. She was a

waitress at the Eagles

Club and Artos in Harvey

and the Corner Bar and

Hurdsfield Cafe in Hurds-

field for many years.

Joyce is survived by:

three sons, Tim, of Ca-

valier, ND, Doug (Jean-

nine) of Hurdsfield, Brian

(Lora) of Bismarck; 11

grandchildren; 8


sister-in-law, Delores

Schick of Fargo.

Joyce was preceded in

death by: her husband on

December 23, 2005; her

son Larry on March 1,

1997; parents; brother,

Marvin Schick and “son”

Darwin “Charlie” Bowitz.

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