Patricia K. Mertz, of Richmond, Indiana, was born November 7, 1929, and passed away May 2, 2021.  She was preceded in death by parents: William and Anna Hartman, three older sisters, and her husband.  She is survived by son: Steve Mertz; grandson: Chris Mertz and niece Judith Beeson.  Funeral services will be held at Community Family Funeral Home on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at 11:00 AM.  Family and friends may visit one hour prior to the service.  Burial will follow at Earlham Cemetery.  Send online condolences to the family via the guestbook at