Kimberly Ren'e (Justinger) Merz, 38, of Defiance, died on Monday, October 7, 2013, at her home.
She was born on October 21, 1974, in Lima, Ohio. Kimberly lived in Defiance for the past 21 years. She especially enjoyed working around the house and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Terry Justinger.
She is survived by her mother, Doneta (Nussbaum) Adkins; three sons, Seth Seiple of Defiance, Oran Humbert and Derek Humbert of Archbold, Ohio; a daughter, Kayleen Justinger of Oakwood, Ohio; a brother, Thomas Justinger of Melrose, Ohio; half brother, Frank Maag of Paulding, Ohio; stepbrothers, Chad Adkins Continental, Ohio, and Justin Adkins of Defiance; half sisters, Barb Wiegmann of Huntertown, Indiana, and Tonnia Marshall of Napoleon, Ohio; stepsister, Necole Lewis of Paulding, Ohio; special friend, Joseph Seiple; and a grandmother, Alma Tyo of Oakwood. She is also survived by two grandchildren.
Visitation is at the Lawson-Roessner Funeral Home, 1753 S. Clinton St., Defiance, today, October 10, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, October 11, at the Crossroads Church, 601 Bonaparte Drive, Napoleon.
Suggested memorials are to the family. Online condolences may be shared at www.defiancefuneralhome.com.