Laura H. Martin, 89, of Bethel, passed away on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, at StoneRidge Towne Centre in Myerstown. She was the wife of Charles H. Martin. On Nov. 11th, they celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary.
Born in West Earl Twp., on Nov. 10, 1931, she was the daughter of the late David M. and Alta Hoover Martin. Laura was a member of the Fair Haven Mennonite Church.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Alta Mae, wife of Joseph Rudolph, of Keezletown, VA, Jay Charles, and his wife, Linda (Groff) Martin, of East Dublin, GA, Edith (Seibel) Martin, widow of the late Ray Carl Martin, of Bethel, Lois Jean, wife of Elam Dieffenbach, of Womelsdorf, Robert Lee, husband of Ella Mae (Martin) Martin, of Willistown, SC, Joyce Ann, wife of Robert Sauder, of East Earl, Lavern Paul, and his wife, Kristie (Groff) Martin, of Mifflinburg, and Janet Marie, wife of Thomas Ebersole, of Lebanon; 37 grandchildren; 102 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; brothers, David, husband of Rhoda (Lehman) Martin, of Schaefferstown, and Emanual Martin, of Millersville; sisters, Mabel, wife of John Huber, of Lincoln Home, Rebecca, wife of the late Victor Brubacker, of Richland, Florence, wife of Samuel Nolt, of East Greenville, (Marvin Wise), husband of the late Miriam Martin, of TN, and Anna, wife of Roy Zeiset, of Orrstown, and Verna (Musser) Martin, widow of the late Melvin Martin, of Bethel.
She was preceded in death by her sons, Ray Carl, and infant, John Alvin Martin; brothers, Aaron, Norman, and Melvin Martin; granddaughters, Lori Jean Dieffenbach, infant twins, Megan and Michelle Dieffenbach; one grandson, Kenneth Martin, and great-grandsons, Clayton Martin and William Dieffenbach.
A private family service will be held. To view the service via livestream, please visit www.kreamerlumfh.com and click livestream and then the Jonestown location, at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020. Interment will be at Meckville Mennonite Church Cemetery.