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Saturday, November 24th, 2007
Norman Martin
Norman Martin, 91, 601 Linden Ave., St. Marys, died at 4 a.m. Nov. 22, 2007, at his home.
He was born Dec. 14, 1915, near Deep Cut, to Archelous and Irene Baker Martin. On June 26, 1939, he married Florence McDermitt, who died Feb. 12, 1989. On Feb. 23, 1990, he married Marvelee Persinger, who survives.
Other survivors are three sons, Rodney (Vonnie), Avon Park, Fla., Gerald (Jan), Jacksonville, Fla., and Joe (Patricia), Montezuma; two stepsons, Lynn (DeeDee) Persinger and Bruce (Toni) Persinger, all of St. Marys; two sisters, Mary Carmean, St. Marys, and Cleona Layton, Spencerville; 15 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, John, Pete and Carl; three sisters, Kathryn McPheron, Ruth Dersham and Eunice Shock; a grandson and a great-granddaughter.
He retired from Westinghouse Electric Company, Lima, after 33 years. He was a 1935 graduate of Spencerville High School and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, who served on the underwater demolition team. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289, St. Marys, and the Wayne Street United Methodist Church, St. Marys.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Mary Kay Brown officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church's building fund.
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