Marion Michael Mercer
Crown Hill cemetery. Marion Mercer Rites Are Held in Mexico Funeral services for Marion (Mike) Mercer, 36 years old, were held at 10 o'clock yesterday morning in Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mex ico, Burial was in the American cemetery there. At the same hour services were held here at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Mercer, 3105 Graceland avenue. avenue. The Rev. Joseph W. Pat-ton Pat-ton Pat-ton of New Paris, O., a former minister of the family, read scriptural Marion Mercer. passages at the services here and Dr. A. E. Cory, director of the pension fund of the Disciples of Christ Church, offered prayer. Services here were for the immediate family. Mr. Mercer died Sunday of pneumonia. pneumonia. He was an expert in diamond diamond mining and went to Mexico in July to do research work in mining in the state of Jalisco. His widow, Mrs. Helen Mercer, left Guadalajara by plane yesterday and will arrive at home tomorrow. She went by plane to Mexico when he became ill. Mrs. Mercer is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Lipp, 448 South Denny street.