HELEN M. MERCER of Wanatah, Ind., 87, mother-in-law of the Rev. Mark A. Brock, pastor of Faith UMC of Wanatah and an Associate Superintendent of the North District, died Tuesday Jan. 17, 2012 at Valparaiso. A memorial service will be held at 11a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 at Faith UMC, 15555 S. 900 W. in Wanatah with Pastor Brock officiating. Survivors include: her children Carol (Robert) Penman of Griffith, Daniel (Lillian) Mercer of Munster and Sandy (Mark) Brock of Wanatah; grandchildren, Brian (Cherie) Borders , Derek Mercer, Kelly (Mark) Padjen, Ryan (Kristen) Brock and Nathan Brock: and great-grandchildren, Brianna and Bryce Borders. She was preceded in death by her husband Daniel Mercer. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. and Mrs. Mark (and Sandy) Brock, 15601 S. 900 W., Wanatah, IN 46390-9615.