Martin, age 79 of Chesterton, Indiana, passed away on January 4, 2018,
following a brief illness.
She was born on
March 20, 1938 in Moira, New York, to Clarence Earl and Hattie Blanche (Lamitie)
Larche. Her mother preceded her in death in 1966 and her father in 1979.
On January 7, 1959,
in Gabriels, New York, she married the love of her life, Benjamin Muncil
Martin Jr., who preceded her in death in 2012 after 53 years of marriage.
She is survived by
her daughter Betsy Jane (Danny) Slay of Lakeland, Florida, and son Todd
Matthew (Judith) Martin of Porter, Indiana; grandchildren Zachary Ryan
(Brittany) Six of Lakeland, Florida, and Alannah Marie (Tylor) Six of Winter
Haven, Florida, Benjamin Lucas Martin, Jacob John Martin, Jonathan Mark
Martin, Anna Alicia Carina Martin, and David Matthew Martin of Porter,
Indiana; sisters Irene Tatro of Oakfield, New York, and Peggy (Gary) Potter
of Rogersville, Tennessee; brothers Robert (Betty) Larche of Massena, New
York, and Jerris (Gail) Larche of North Bangor, New York; sister-in-law Rita
Larche of Dannemora, New York, and many beloved nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in
death by infant son Shawn Timothy Martin, brother Richard Mike (Rita) Larche
of Dannemora, New York and sister Theresa Oakes of Malone, New York.
from St. Joseph’s Academy, Malone, New York, and attended Champlain Valley
School of Nursing, Plattsburgh, New York. She was a nurse’s aide at Alice
Hyde Nursing Home, Malone, New York. She and Ben moved to Richmond, Indiana,
in 1990, and then to the Chesterton area in 1995. They were active members
of Fairhaven Baptist Church and loved being a part of the Jolly 60s Senior
will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018, at 11:30 a.m., at Fairhaven
Baptist Church, 86 East Oak Hill Road, Chesterton, Indiana, 46304, with
Pastor Steve Damron officiating. Graveside service immediately following at
Chesterton Cemetery, weather permitting.
may be given to The Jolly 60s Ministry, c/o Fairhaven Baptist Church, 86
East Oak Hill Road, Chesterton, Indiana, 46304.
under the care of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton.
Memories may be