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Mary Lou Kertz

Mary Lou Kertz, 76 years old, of Sainte Genevieve, MO died Friday, January 22, 2021 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Festus, MO

She was born April 20, 1944 in Sainte Genevieve, MO.

She was married to Thomas Kertz on June 26, 1965.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas C. Kertz of Sainte Genevieve, MO; three sons, Eugene T. (Kris) Kertz of Bloomsdale, MO, Anthony G. (Melissa) Kertz of Washington, IL, Matthew C. (Monica) Kertz of Arlington, TX; Sister, Betty Jane (Dennis) Carron of Sainte Genevieve, MO; two brothers, Leroy Grass of Sainte Genevieve, MO, James (Connie) Grass of Arizona; seven Grandchildren, Jeremy, Nicole, Adam, Nick, Cole, Rowan and Caroline.

She was preceded in death by brother, Larry J. Grass, Sr.; sister, Shirley Buatte; father, John “Hans” Grass; mother, Wilma S. (Grass) Grass; Special step-Father, Arthur J. Grither; special step-mother, Gladys C. Grither.

Service was at St. Agnes Church, Bloomsdale on Monday, January 25, 2021 at 11:30 am.

The Clergy was Rev. Michael Benz and Deacon Jim Basler.

Burial was at St. Agnes Cemetery in Bloomsdale, MO

Memorials can be made to Masses or St. Agnes School

She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary. Mary Lou was very faithful to her Catholic faith praying the rosary several times a day, she was a very loving mother, grandmother and wife.

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