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Emory D. Martin, 90

Emory D. Martin, age 90, of Orrville OH was born May 1, 1932 at Dalton OH to the late John R and Edith (Wenger) Martin. He passed away peacefully at his home, April 9, 2023, surrounded by family.
He attended Pokeberry and Dalton Schools.
On November 27, 1952, he married Alta W. (Martin) Martin at New Holland, PA.
Emory made the choice to serve the Lord in his youth. He was a faithful member of Valley View Mennonite Church until his death.
He was a self-employed dairy farmer, operating the family farm all his life. He enjoyed reading and working in the woods. He was deeply interested in the lives of his children and grandchildren.
He is survived by Alta, his wife of 70 years. Children: Harlan (Lillian) Martin of Orrville, Lorraine (Arthur) Amstutz of Orrville, Alta Mae (Warren) Amstutz of Edinburgh IN, Jerry (Rose) Martin of Sheldon WI, Ruth Ann (Glenn) Weaver of Nappanee IN, Lamar (Sandra) Martin of Orrville and Joyce (Maynard) Sensenig of Conrath WI, 53 grandchildren and 177 great-grandchildren. One sister, Wilma (Raymond) Schrock, Monterey TN, one brother, David (Mary Ann) Martin, Dalton OH.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 infant siblings, one sister, Amy and husband Robert Holdeman, 3 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
Friends may call at East Union Mennonite Church, 10678 Old Lincoln Way East, Orrville, OH Tuesday April 11 from 6 -8pm and Wednesday April 12, from 2 -4pm and 6-8pm.
Services will be held Thursday, April 13 at 10.00am at County Line Mennonite Church,
19199 Deerfield Ave NW, Dalton OH with ministers of the church officiating.
Burial will take place at the County Line Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville, OH is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at
Call-in number for the service is 330-516-7437.

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