Henrietta S. Merrill, 89, of Sandusky, died Friday morning, June 15, 2007, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, after a lengthy illness.
She was born March 12, 1918, in Groton Twp. and a 1939 graduate of Sandusky High School. Henrietta was employed as a credit manager for Sears Roebuck and Co., retiring in 1984. Prior to this, she worked at the former Philco Corporation. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Sandusky.
She is survived by a sister, Esther (Roger) Braun of Sandusky; brother, Lee Blume of Shelby Twp., Mich.; niece, Diane Cooper; and one nephew, Don Blume.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George H. in 1969; her parents, Henry R. and Fannie E. (Francis) Blume; and brother, John Blume.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today in Pfeil Funeral Home, Sandusky Chapel, 617 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, where services will be 10 a.m. Monday. The Rev. John Mawhirter of Zion Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 503 Columbus Ave., Sandusky; or to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.