Esther B. Martin

Esther B. Martin 

Dec. 30, 1918-May 14, 2013
La PORTE — Mrs. Esther B. Martin, 94, of La Porte, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Miller's Merry Manor in Plymouth.
 She was born Dec. 30, 1918 in New Buffalo Twp., Mich., the daughter of Wheeler Meyers and Iva (Barnes) Meyers.

She was a member of Lambs Chapel United Methodist Church. Esther enjoyed sewing.
 On May 20, 1939, in LaPorte, she married Merle Martin who preceded her in death Feb. 10, 2006.

She is survived by her son — James (Doris) Martin of Plymouth; two daughters — Judith A. Swanson of New Carlisle, Nancy (Larry) Huge of Liberty, S.C.; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; four sisters — Eleanor Benford of Michigan City, Nina Firebaugh of La Porte, Irma Freeman of Sheffield, Ala., Betty Swanson of La Porte.

Esther was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandson, Randy, two brothers, Donald Meyers, Maurice Meyers, and two sisters, Carol Waak and Ruth Conklin.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte where the family will receive friends Friday, May 17, 2013 from 9 - 11 a.m. CDT. A life celebration will be held at Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc., Friday May 17, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery, Mill Creek.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lambs Chapel United Methodist Church, 6006 N. Fail Road LaPorte, IN 46350.

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