Daniel S. Martin, 85, Denver, farmer, father of 12, Stauffer Mennonite Church member

By on January 17, 2018

Daniel S. Martin, 85, of Denver, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 at his home.

Born in Ephrata, he was a son of the late Raymond A. and Katie (Stauffer) Martin. He was the husband of Leah (Martin) Brubacker Martin. His first wife, Mattie (Weaver) Martin, died in 1982.

Daniel was a member of Stauffer Mennonite Church, a farmer, and a storekeeper.

Surviving in addition to his wife are five sons: John Dan, married to Lena (Martin) Martin of Stevens; Eugene W., married to Norma (Martin) Martin of Bainbridge, Ohio; Irvin W., married to Mabel (Martin) Martin of Ephrata; Lloyd W., married to Judith (Weaver) Martin of Greenfield, Ohio; and Eugene M. married to Arlene (Martin) Martin of Stevens; six daughters: Lucy W., married to Paul Martin of Ephrata; Alta W., married to Eugene Martin of Bainbridge, Ohio; Kathryn W., married to Lloyd Martin of Hillsboro, Ohio; Malinda W., married to Leon Martin of Bainbridge, Ohio; Delores M., married to Jeffrey Weaver of Stevens; and Dorothy M., married to Mark Weaver of Ephrata; 68 grandchildren; 79 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Raymond S. Martin of Port Treverton; and Harvey S., married to Sally (Brubacher) Martin of Bainbridge, Ohio; a sister: Sadie S. Wanner, wife of the late Daniel Wanner of Ephrata; and a sister-in-law: Edith (Stauffer) Martin of New Holland.

Preceding him in death is a son: Jonas W. Martin; four grandchildren: Shawn Weaver; twins, Kathryn and Carolyn Martin, and Kenneth Martin; and a brother: Benjamin S. Martin.

Funeral services were held Jan. 13 at Stauffer Mennonite Church, Ephrata. Interment was in the adjoining cemetery. Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements were with the Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill. Condolences and memories may be shared at groffeckenroth.com.

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