Dorothy Martin, Yorktowneworker, taught Sunday school

By on February 22, 2012

Dorothy M. Martin, 86, Ephrata, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 in Denver Nursing Home, Stevens, where she was a guest since November.

Born in Richland, Lebanon County, she was a daughter of the late Joel J. and Marianne K. (Graeff) Wiest. Her first husband, Ivan Cochran, died May 10, 1949, and her second husband, Charles E. Martin, died Aug. 7, 1991.

A member and former Sunday school teacher of Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, Swartzville, she worked at Yorktowne Manufacturing, Ephrata. Dorothy enjoyed reading and word puzzles and loved going out to eat and shopping.

Surviving are her son: Burnell I., husband of Clara (Andreadis) Cochran, of Ephrata; grandson: Burnell E. Cochran; and a sister: Hilda I. Alexander, of Ephrata.

She was predeceased by brothers: Warren and Earl Mark Wiest.

Funeral services will be held on Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. at Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, with the Rev. David T. Hinkley officiating. Burial will take place in Muddy Creek Cemetery, Swartzville.

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