Rex Martin, 81

Rex E. Martin, 81, North Manchester, died April 30, at his residence.  He was born in Wabash County on Feb. 22, 1932 to Guy and Freda (Grossnickle) Martin. 

On Aug. 25, 1951 he married Patricia A. Schenkel.  She died Aug. 10, 2006.  Surviving are two sons, Jerry Martin, Roann, and Terry Martin, North Manchester; four grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.  Two sisters and his parents are deceased.

Rex was a press operator at Bendix Abrasive in North Manchester, retiring after 32 years.   

Services will be held Tuesday, May 7, at 10 a.m., at McKee Mortuary.  Pastor J.P. Freeman will officiate and burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery, 600 Beckley Street, North Manchester. 

For those who wish to honor the memory of Rex E. Martin, memorial contributions may be made to the Wabash County Animal Shelter, 810 Manchester Ave., Wabash, IN 46992 or the North Manchester Food Pantry, 207 River Cove Lane, North Manchester, IN 46962. 

Posted on 2013 May 03