Ada Z. Martin, 95, Denver, Muddy Creek Mennonite member, mother of 16

By on August 5, 2015

Ada Z. Martin, 95, of 756 Gehman School Road, Denver, died Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, of natural causes at the home of her daughter, Marian.

Born in Blue Ball, she was the daughter of the late Ivan and Magdalena (Zimmerman) Martin. Her husband, Eli M. Martin, died Nov. 5, 2007.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Muddy Creek Mennonite Church, Groffdale Conference.

Surviving are nine sons: Allen, married to Anna (Reiff) Martin, of Mifflinburg; Edwin, married to Sara (Brubacher) Martin, of Shippensburg; Eli James, married to Lydia (Zeiset) Martin, of Penn Yan, N.Y.; Lewis Martin of Denver; Aaron, married to Eva (Burkholder) Martin, of Penn Yan, N.Y.; David, married to Emma Sue (Oberholtzer) Martin, of New Holland; Stephen, married to Mary (Leid) Martin, of Denver; Elvin, married to Pauline (Weaver) Martin, of Stanley, N.Y.; and Michael, married to Mary Ann (Burkholder) Martin, of Charles City, Iowa; six daughters: Mabel, married to Martin Hurst, of Lime Springs, Iowa; Esther, married to Luke Weaver, of Fleetwood; Anna, married to Samuel Shirk, of Fleetwood; Ada, married to Noah Martin, of Penn Yan, N.Y.; Marian, married to Phares Hurst, of Narvon; and Grace Martin of Morgantown; 91 grandchildren; 220 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; three sisters: Lena Martin of New Holland; Katie, married to Edwin Nolt, of Brownstown; and Esther Hoover, of Brownstown; one brother: Amos, married to Esther (Newswanger) Martin, of Blue Ball; and four sisters-in-law: Annie Martin of Elkhart, Ind.; Barbara Martin of East Earl, Mary Martin of Ephrata, and Frances Martin of East Earl.

Preceding her in death is a son: John Ivan Martin; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four brothers: Aaron Z., Paul Z., Harvey Z., and Ivan Z. Martin; and two sisters: Emma Martin, and Anna Reiff.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 10, at 9 a.m. at the late home with further services at 9:30 a.m. at the Muddy Creek Mennonite Church, 521 S. Muddy Creek Road, Denver, with Bishop Titus Martin officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. Viewing will be held at the late home on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Kindly omit flowers. Arrangements by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.

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