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Patricia J. Mersmann

Patricia Jean Mersmann, 80, Lanesville, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
Born March 19, 1935, in New Albany, she was the daughter of the late James Earl and Mary Barbara Missi Thomas.
She was a 1953 graduate of Georgetown High School.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bill) Mersmann.
Survivors include two sons, James (Jim) Mersmann of Corydon and Jeff Mersmann of Bright; a daughter, Jan Portman of Georgetown; a brother, Denis Thomas of Elizabeth; two sisters, Carolyn Carter of New Albany and Phyllis Emerson of Georgetown; nine grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Visitation: Thursday, July 30, from 1 to 8 p.m., with a rosary prayer service at 7, and Friday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to noon at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral Mass: Friday, July 31, at 1 p.m. at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville with interment in the church cemetery.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Floyd Memorial Foundation, Hosparus of Southern Indiana or St Mary’s Catholic Church of Lanesville.