Obit: Martin, Merle Weaver #2 (1985 - 2007)
Contact:  Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Martin, Weaver, Leid, Zimmerman, Reiff

----Sources: Thorp Courier (Thorp, WI.) March 21, 2007

Martin, Merle Weaver (November 5, 1985 - March 18, 2007)

Merle Weaver Martin, 21, Withee, died on Sunday, March 18, 2007 from injuries sustained from an automobile accident in the Town of Colby.

Funeral services for Merle will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2007 at the Longwood Mennonite Church in the Town of Longwood. Officiating will be Bishop Alvin N. Martin, Mr. Paul Wesley Oberholtzer and Mahlon Shirk. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Matthew Shirk, Marcus Martin, John Martin, Wesley Brubaker, Merlin Brubacher and Paul Martin.

Visitation with family and friends will be Wednesday, March 21, 2007 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and again from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Lawrence Martin’s, N12776 State Highway 73 Owen, WI.

Merle was born November 5, 1985 in Withee, WI, the son of Rufus and Anna (Weaver) Martin. He was employed with Sensenig Construction of Curtiss, Wis.

Merle is survived by his parents, Rufus and Anna (Weaver) Martin of Withee, WI; brothers and sisters: Vera W. (Leon) Leid of Thorp, WI, Irvin W. Martin of Denver, PA, Lawrence W. (Almeta) Martin of Owen, WI, Mark W. (Mary Ann) Martin of Withee, WI, Kenneth W. Martin of Thorp, WI, Luella W. (John David) Zimmerman of Thorp, WI, Annetta W. (James, Jr.) Reiff of Greenwood, WI, Barbara W. (Edward Eugene) Zimmerman of Withee, WI, Alta W. Martin, Regina W. Martin, Rose Anna W. Martin and Delton W. Martin, all of Withee, WI.

Survivors also include his grandparents, Jason and Alma Weaver of Fleetwood, PA, and Grandmother Esther Martin of Withee, WI; also ten nieces and five nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, John Martin.

Maurina/Community Funeral Homes of Owen assisted the family with arrangements.



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