Amos H. Martin, 97, mechanic at Sauder Chevrolet, attended Meadow Valley Mennonite

By on June 21, 2017

Amos H. Martin, 97, of Ephrata, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017, at Lincoln Christian Home.

He was born in Denver to the late Harry and Ada (Huber) Martin; and was the husband of the late Lydia Jane (Horst) Martin, who passed away on July 16, 2016; and the late Lydia B. (Kurtz) Martin, who passed away May 9, 1979.

Amos was a member of Meadow Valley Mennonite Church, Weaverland Conference. He was a mechanic for New Holland Sauder Chevrolet and Oldsmobile, and also Garden Spot Auto Auction.

Amos is survived by three sons: Amos K., husband of Mabel (Good) Martin, of New Holland; Earl K., husband of Barbara (Newswanger) Martin, of Lititz; Leon K., husband of Carolyn (Horning) Martin, of New Providence; four daughters: Vera Mae, wife of Eugene Groff, of Mohnton; Anna Mary, wife of Lawrence Garman, of Quarryville; Kathryn, wife of Harold Lehman, of Port Royal; Darlene, wife of Nelson Shirk, of Denver; six stepsons: Leon M., husband of Betty (Martin) Hurst, of Ephrata; Carl M., husband of Louise (Stauffer) Hurst, of Stevens; John M., husband of Arlene (Horning) Hurst, of Lititz; Irvin M., husband of the late Virgie (Burkholder) Hurst, of Ephrata; Lamar M., husband of Velma (Horst) Hurst, of Mohnton; Glen M., husband of Gladys (Martin) Hurst, of Narvon; four stepdaughters: Janice M., wife of Raymond Horning, of Akron; Thelma H., wife of Harold Burkholder, of East Earl; Elaine M., wife of Amos Martin, of Abbeville, S.C.; Rosene M., wife of Jay Hurst, of Denver; 33 grandchildren; 101 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren; 41 step-grandchildren; 74 step-great-grandchildren; and 15 step-great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wives and parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters: Mable H. Martin and Mary H. Martin; one granddaughter; and two great-grandsons.

Services were held June 21 at Meadow Valley Mennonite Church, Ephrata. Interment took place in the adjoining church cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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