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Russell E Martin, Sr.

March 21, 1922 — June 21, 2013

RUSSELL E. MARTIN, SR. MINERAL RIDGE--There will be services at 11:30 A.M. Wednesday at Four Mile Run Christian Church for Russell E. Martin, Sr., 91, formerly of Austintown who died Friday evening at Vista Center at the Ridge. Mr. Martin was born March 21, 1922 in Youngstown, a son of John H. and Anna M. Stacy Martin. Russ graduated from North Jackson High School and then served his country during WWII in the U.S. Army with the 77th Infantry Division. He worked for Wonder Bread and then for 30 years at Fitzsimmons Steel until 1980, then he finished his working career at Bliss Manufacturing. Russ was a member of the church where he had served as a deacon. He belonged to the former Meander Lodge F.& A.M.. He belonged to the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Youngstown and was a life member of Trias/ Miriam Chapter, Order of Eastern Star. He had served as Worthy Patron of Trias Chapter. Russ enjoyed woodworking, fishing, and camping. He leaves his children, Russell E. (Janis) Martin, Jr. of Berlin Center, Ronald E. (Terri) Martin of Marianna, FL, Dale L. (Eileen) Martin of Austintown, Aneda (Robert) Schaeffer of Austintown, Darla (Dave) Cover of Clark Lake, Michigan, and Beverly (Jim) Schaeffer of Peoria, Arizona; his 12 grandchildren; and his 10 great grandchildren. Russ' wife of 61 years, the former Betty Wehnes, whom he married January 19, 1946 died October 3, 2007. Also preceding him in death were his brothers, John, Bob, and Harold Martin; and his sisters, Amy Mansell and Delores Bailey. Friends may call from 10:30 to 11:30 A.M. prior to the service at church. Memorial contributions may be made to Four Mile Run Christian Church, 701 North Four Mile Run Rd., Austintown, Ohio 44515. Arrangements have been entrusted to The Lane Family Funeral Homes, Canfield Chapel (330) 533-3326 Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

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