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Violet E. Martin

February 20, 1921 March 13, 2017
Violet E. Martin
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Obituary for Violet E. Martin

Obituary for Violet E. Martin
Violet E. Martin, 96, the oldest lifetime resident of Edwardsport,
passed from this world into eternal life with her heavenly father,
Monday March 13, 2017 at her residence. Violet was born February 20,
1921 in Edwardsport, IN the daughter of John and Myrtle Haper
Berryman. She married Earl Martin on August 12, 1939 and they made
their life together for over 75 years until his death on February 27,
2015.

Violet spent all of her years as a homemaker and raising their three
children. She was an active member of the Edwardsport United Methodist
Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher. She was active in the
Women’s Quilting Group and she put Christ and her family at the
forefront of her life. She loved to camp, fish, taking walks,
traveling, reading, crossword puzzles, gardening, canning, knitting
and crocheting.

She leaves behind a large Christian Family who will dearly miss her,
but will also celebrate her new life in heaven.

Surviving are her daughter, Judy Gilmore, son, Earl Martin Jr, and his
wife Jill, and her son in law, Max Haney all of Edwardsport. Her
Grandchildren, Melony Gilmore, Donna Hastings, and her husband Mike,
Lori Buskirk, and her husband Jeff, Donald R. Gilmore Jr, and his wife
Sherry, Max (Will) Haney, and his wife, Diane, Melissa Graper, and her
husband Jim, Cindy Martin, Natalie Basinger, and her husband Scott,
and Dawn Gluth. Her Great Grandchildren, Aubrey Bilskie, and her
husband Cort, Ben Buskirk, Donald R. Gilmore III and his wife Britney,
Tyler Gilmore, and his wife Jayda, Jadon Graper, Janay Graper, Cody
Lafferty, Scott Basinger, Julia Basinger, Emma Basinger, Abby
Basinger, Mason Gluth, Thomas Gluth, Payton Haney, and his wife
Christy, Paige Sumner, and her husband Nick. Her Great-Great
Grandchildren, Willow Bilskie, Violet Bilskie, Lydia Haney, Gibson
Gilmore, Grant Gilmore, Audrey Gilmore, Joslyn Gilmore, Noah Graper,
Khale Sumner and Kash Sumner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Martin Sr., a daughter,
Janet Haney, a grandson, Todd Martin Haney, great grandchildren, Boone
Bilskie and Bexley Gilmore and her son in law, Donald R. Gilmore Sr.
her parents, brothers, Huskie and Alvin Berryman, sister Dora Mae
Simpson,

Services in honor of her life will be conducted at 2:00 PM Friday
March 17, 2017 at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Wampler Shaw Funeral Home.
Pastor Josh Sanders will officiate and she will be laid to rest in the
Edwardsport Town Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00
AM until the time of services at the funeral home. Memorial
contributions can be made in her memory to the Edwardsport United
Methodist Church.

Online condolences can be made at duesterbergfredrick.com

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

17

Mar

11:00 AM 3/17/2017 11:00:00 AM - 2:00 PM 3/17/2017 2:00:00 PM
Duesterberg-Fredrick Wampler Shaw Chapel

118 N Washington St
Bicknell, IN 47512

Duesterberg-Fredrick Wampler Shaw Chapel
118 N Washington St Bicknell 47512 IN
United States

Funeral

Friday

17

Mar

2:00 PM 3/17/2017 2:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 3/17/2017 2:00:00 PM
Duesterberg-Fredrick Wampler Shaw Chapel

118 N Washington St
Bicknell, IN 47512

Duesterberg-Fredrick Wampler Shaw Chapel
118 N Washington St Bicknell 47512 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Edwardsport Town Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hiway 67 North
Edwardsport, IN 47584

Hiway 67 North Edwardsport 47584 IN
United States
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