Helen Fine Mertin 1919 ~ 2011Comment on this story
Helen Mertin, age 91, died May 28, 2011, in Salt Lake. She was born in Eureka, NV, in 1919, to Harry and Dottie Fine, but spent most of her life in Salt Lake. Helen married Sam Mertin in 1939. He died in 1995. Helen was an active member of the LDS Church, serving in the primary, relief society and was ward librarian. She was a member of the Utah Genealogical Association and served as a volunteer at the LDS Family History Library for 12 years. Helen loved her pioneer ancestry and was a member of DUP, where she served as secretary for many years. Helen was always willing to lend a helping hand to her friends and relatives, putting others before herself. Survived by: daughter Marsha (Jerry) Campbell; son Ron (Connie) Mertin; granddaughters Amanda (Paul) Waddell, Alisha Campbell and Rachel Mertin; great- grandsons Cody and Ryan Waddell; step-grandsons Paul and Marc Daniels and sister Harriet Greguhn. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Care Source, 1624 East 4500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah, who took excellent care of Helen during her last few days. Funeral will be held on Monday, June 6, 2011, beginning at 12:00 Noon, at Valley View 2nd Ward, 4395 So. Albright Dr., (1995 E.). Viewing at the church from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery.