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James M. Martin “Jim”

Posted By Scott Hanes On March 7, 2019 @ 6:23 pm In Obituaries | 11 Comments

James M. Martin, 75, of Fremont, OH went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 29, 1943 in Fremont, the son of Joseph and Norine (Marcha) Martin. He was a graduate of Green Springs High School in 1961.

Jim married Charlotte Burdette on June 20, 1964 in Green Springs, OH and she survives. He worked for Miller Pipeline and then for Roy Sheets Excavating as a Heavy Equipment Operator until he retired in 1979. Jim attended Fremont Alliance Church and enjoyed woodworking, gardening and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a man of the Lord and lived to spread God’s Word. Jim was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Jim’s favorite phrase was “Keep lookin’ up.”

Jim is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Charlotte Martin, Fremont, OH; son, Terry L. Martin, Fremont, OH; daughter, Julie A. (Todd) Hasselbach, Fremont, OH; siblings, Connie (David) Babcock, Port Clinton, OH, Janet Martin, Perrysburg, OH, Mary Thomas, New Haven, IN and Beverly Stefan, San Mateo, CA; sisters-in-law, Marita Martin and Virginia Berlekamp; grandchildren, Lindsey (Steve) Miller, Jennie Hasselbach, Ryan Martin and Brooke Martin and great-grandchildren, Addie and Bridgette Miller and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Norine Martin and brothers, Jerry Martin, David Martin and Robert Berlekamp

The family would like to thank Dr. Lawrence Elmer, Molly and his staff, the staff of ProMedica Memorial Hospital and Dr. Mary Wonderly and her staff for the care, support and kindness given to Jim throughout his battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Visitation: Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH.

Service: Monday, March 11, 2019; 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Glenn Merrill officiating.

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, OH.

Memorials: Hospice of ProMedica Memorial Hospital or UTMC Gardner-McMaster Parkinson Center

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#1 Condolence By Jim Marinis On March 8, 2019 @ 12:59 am

Carol and I are sorry to hear about the loss of your of your dad.

#2 Condolence By John and Brenda Havens On March 8, 2019 @ 2:02 pm

Julie and Family,

I have happy memories of you Dad! He was a strong man of faith and family. Sending you our prayers as you mourn his loss and celebrate his faith in Jesus!

#3 Condolence By Joanne McDowell On March 8, 2019 @ 2:59 pm

Wonderful memories of all of you and remembering Jim’s faith and love of the Lord.
You have my deepest sympathy.

God bless all of you.

#4 Condolence By Bonnie Whisler On March 8, 2019 @ 7:43 pm

Charlotte:
Sending hugs and prayers to you and your family. Have fond memories, God Bless you all……

#5 Condolence By Jeff and Betsy Lamson On March 9, 2019 @ 12:56 am

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. We cannot make the services but our thoughts will be with you all.

#6 Condolence By Alan Thuernau On March 9, 2019 @ 3:23 pm

My sympathy and deepest regrets go out to you at this difficult time. I am praying that you find comfort in knowing that others care.

#7 Condolence By Bob harris On March 9, 2019 @ 11:43 pm

Our condolences to you and your family Charlotte. Bob And Jan HARRIS

#8 Condolence By Helene Richey On March 10, 2019 @ 6:12 pm

Charlotte,Julie and family. I was so sad to hear of your loss. You have my deepest condolences.
Love and prayer to you all.

#9 Condolence By Mary Nye Lonsway Class of 1961 On March 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Chariotte,condolences to you and family on the loss of your husband and father and my classmate. Mary Nye Lonsway

Charlotte, coldonences to you and family on the ioss of your husband and and father.

#10 Condolence By Lois Farmer On March 11, 2019 @ 2:47 pm

Charlotte I am so sorry to hear of your lose, my condolences go out to you and your family,

Love and prayers to the family,

love you, Roy and Lois Farmer

#11 Condolence By Nicole Sprouse On March 11, 2019 @ 11:04 pm

Sean and I are so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad, Julie. He was a kind and caring man. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


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