CSM Lionel J. Kertz, USA RET, age 79, died Monday, April 14, 2014. He was born in New Orleans, LA and resided in LaPlace, LA for the past 22 years. Beloved husband of the late Juliet Allemond Kertz. He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis P. Kertz and Catherine F. Kertz; his grandson Lionel J. Kertz, III; his brother Louis P. Kertz and his sister Dorothy Weller. He is survived by 3 children, Darlene Speed of Kenner, LA, Lionel J. Kertz, Jr. of Dallas, TX and Sandra Cummings of Destrehan, LA; four grandchildren Tammy Speed, Barry Speed, Jr., Kyle Kertz, Frank Cummings, V and one great grandson, Peyton Speed. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Wounded Warriors. To view and sign the guest book, visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Apr. 15 to Apr. 18, 2014