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Shirley J. Mertel nee Tietz, 85. Devoted wife of the late Robert; beloved mother of Cary, Duane (Kim), Brad, Donna (Joel) DeGrazia, Craig, Roy and Kurt; loving grandmother of Sarah, Jon, Bob, David, Kristin, Stacey, Jen, Mike, Brian, Dan, Chris, Lindsay, Becca, Nick, Justin, Patrick, Rachel and Sammi; great grandmother of Gracie, Ben, Sammi, Rourke, Braelyn, Maverick, Madison, Bailey and Iris; dear sister of the late Ray (Nancy) Tietz. Visitation Friday May 12, 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. at Cumberland Chapels, 8300 W. Lawrence Ave., Norridge, IL. Funeral services begin Saturday May 13, 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home and will proceed to Divine Savior Church, 10:30 a.m Mass. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Info 708-456-8300 or

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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cumberland Chapels

8300 W. Lawrence Ave.
Norridge, IL 60706

Prayers & Final Viewing




9:30 AM
Cumberland Chapels

8300 W. Lawrence Ave.
Norridge, IL 60706

Mass of Christian Burial




10:30 AM
Divine Savior Church

7740 W. Montrose Ave
Norridge, IL 60706

Cemetery Details


St. Joseph Cemetery

3100 Thatcher Ave
River Grove, IL 60171


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