WOOSTER — Elizabeth A. Martin, age 80, of Wooster, died Monday, January 30, 2023, at Wooster Community Hospital in Wooster, following a period of declining health.
Elizabeth was born on January 7, 1943, in Massillon, to Vernon and Irene (Yoder) Lehman, graduated from Orrville High School in 1961, and earned a nursing degree from Goshen College in 1965. She married Ronald Martin on June 13, 1970, in Orrville, and he survives her.
She worked at Wooster Community Hospital for 27 years, as a registered nurse and as head of Hospital Education, retiring in 2005.
Elizabeth was a member of Wooster Mennonite Church. She enjoyed sewing, reading, and traveling, and was the best cook in the family. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Ron, she is survived by four children, Craig (Krista) Martin of Wooster, Christine (Kevin) Horch of Glenwood Springs, CO, Jay (Erin) Martin of Wooster, and Barnabas (Ayako) Martin of Japan; eight grandchildren, Marley and Hannah Horch of Glenwood Springs, CO, Bryan and Annika Martin of Wooster, Cullen and Alec Martin of Wooster, and Yuma and Silas Martin of Japan; and a sister, Mary (Paul) Esh of West Liberty.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Marlin Lehman.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.