Alvin Landis Martin, 93, formerly of Ephrata, retired from New Holland Machine Company

By on June 25, 2014

Alvin Landis Martin, 93, of Harrisonburg, Va., formerly of Ephrata, passed away June 15, 2014 at his home.

Alvin was born Dec. 17, 1920 in Lancaster County, and was the son of the late Amos Oberholtzer and Annie Graybill Landis Martin.

Alvin retired after 30 years as a press operator for New Holland Machine Company in New Holland. He and Dorothy retired to Harrisonburg, where he was a member of Sunrise Church of the Brethren and Gideons International.

Alvin is survived by his wife: Dorothy Grace Martin; his son: Larry Martin and wife, Gail, of Harrisonburg; four brothers: Melvin Martin, Amos Martin, Elam Martin, all of Lancaster County, and Lloyd Martin of Miss.; one sister: Nora Hoover of Lancaster County; and two grandchildren: Farrah Koogler and husband, Barry and Benjamin R. Martin and wife, Jennifer; and four great-granddaughters: Halle, Annabeth and Sadee Koogler and Chloe Martin, all of Mt. Crawford, Va.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers: Clyde, Marvin, and Norman Martin; and one sister: Annie Weaver.

Services were held June 21 at Kyger Funeral Home Chapel, Harrisonburg, Va., with Pastor Phil Kanagy officiating. Interment followed at Weavers Church Cemetery, Harrisonburg.

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