Bob Merten, age 73, Feb. 6, 2019. Beloved husband of Marion E. Merten, dear son of the late Edna Mae (nee Hallau) & Robert E. Merten, loving brother of William E. “Skip” Merten. He will be missed by many family members & friends. Elder Class of ’63. Served in US Air Force 1966-1970. Retired engineer with ODOT. Bob was a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, a British car aficionado & member of car clubs OVAHC & BCCGC. Visitation Sat., Feb. 23, 10 AM until Funeral Mass at 11 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 25 E. Harrison, North Bend, OH. Inurnment Thurs., Feb. 28, 11 AM at St. Joseph Old Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. Joseph Church or charity of the donor’s choice, c/o Dennis George Funeral Home, 44 S. Miami Ave., Cleves.