Amos Martin
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Obituary for Amos Martin

Amos H. Martin, 97, of Ephrata, passed away on 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.

He was a member of Meadow Valley Mennonite Church, Weaverland Conference.

Amos was a mechanic for New Holland Sauder Chevrolet and Oldsmobile and also Garden Spot Auto Auction.

Amos is survived by 3 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; 4 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; 6 step-sons, 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, 4 step-daughters, 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, SC, 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 2 sisters, Mable H. Martin, Mary H. Martin; 1 granddaughter and 2 great-grandsons.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at Midway Mennonite Reception Center, 210 E. Lexington Road, Lititz. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 9:00 AM at the Lincoln Christian Home, 1307 Apple Street, Ephrata with further services at 9:30 AM from the Meadow Valley Mennonite Church, 200 Meadow Valley Rd., Ephrata. Interment will take place in the adjoining church cemetery.

Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
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