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Martin - Lester J.

Source: Crawfordsville Journal Review 28 Jul 1972 p 3 typed by Walt W

THORNTOWN — Lester J. Martin, 64, Thorntown, recently employed at S. and N. Builders and former farmer and carpenter, died Thursday morning in Whitham Hospital at Lebanon where he had been a patient since early June. Born in Montgomery County Jan. 3, 1908, he was a son of William R. and Grace Burkhart Martin. He married Marguerite McKinsey in March 1933. She died in June 1970. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Rita) Warmoth of Thorntown and Mrs. Judy Ford of Clayton; two sons, Lester F. Martin of Lebanon, and Stephen Dale Martin at home; two brothers, Richard Martin of New Richmond, and Lawrence Martin of Boswell; 11 sisters, Mrs. Silas Mullen, Mrs. Dorothy Winger, Mrs. Helen Gay, and Mrs. Rosalie Booher all of Lafayette, Mrs. Margaret Skeen of Thorntown, Mrs. Louise Hopkins of Indianapolis, Mrs. Marie Guard of Linden, Mrs. Lucy Chambers of Crawfordsville, Mrs. Della Deeb of Rochester, Mrs. Doris Snellenbarger of New Richmond, and Mrs. Mae Smith of Albuquerque, N.M., and 16 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son and two brothers. Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday in Russell & Hitch Funeral Home at Thorntown with Rev. Harold Clark officiating. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.
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