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Cleo Marie Martin

October 20, 2012
The Advertiser-Tribune

Cleo Marie Martin, 92, of Attica, went home to be with her heavenly father, Lord and savior at 11:50 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. She had been residing at Hillside Acres Nursing Home, Willard.

She was born Sept. 22, 1920, in Sycamore, to John A. and Bessie (Lundy) Honsberger.

Mrs. Martin was homemaker and prayer warrior who made the church and her family her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. She also attended the Church of the Master, Steuben, over the years, where she taught Sunday school most of her life and many times took as many neighborhood kids to church as would fit in her car. Mrs. Martin also enjoyed gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Martin is survived by four sons, Budd A. (Cheri) Martin of Willard, John A. (Deb) Martin of Attica, Mark A. (Kathy) Martin of Willard and Ed A. Martin of Attica; six grandchildren, Matt (Stephine) Martin, Amy (Jeff) Walliser, Stacey (Jason) Sutherland, Laura (Neil) Weaver, Brandon (Danette) Martin and Alcia (Brock) Mayes; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, M. Albert Martin in 2003; and six brothers, Burton, Ralph, Clyde, Paul, Albert and Raymond Honsberger.

Her funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at First Baptist Church, Attica, with Pastor Bob Aldesperger officiating. Burial will follow at Attica-Venice Twp Cemetery, Attica.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church or Southern Care Hospice, 7775 Lexington Ave, Suite M, Mansfield, OH 44907.

The staff of Lindsey-Foos-Kocher Funeral Service, 1295 W. Tiffin St., Attica assisted the family with arrangements.

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