Martha "Marty" Weitzel, 80

Martha C. "Marty" Weitzel, 80, of rural Roanoke, died at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at her home. 

She was born March 24, 1937, in Van Lear, Ky., to Oliver and Angie (Webb) Lynn.

Marty married Byron Keith Weitzel at the Dora Christian Church on Nov. 2, 1980; he died Jan. 29, 2003.  She retired from GE in Fort Wayne.  Marty enjoyed gardening, painting figurines, coloring, cooking, traveling, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by four children, Angi (Chuck) Didion of Fort Wayne, Jack (Kristian Smith) Fisher of Warsaw, Jerry (Janis) Fisher and Patrick Fisher, both of Fort Wayne; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandsons; sisters and brothers, Lois Blair of Paintsville, Ky., Charles (Barb) Lynn of Rome City, Jack (Pat) Lynn and Betty (Harold) Chapman, both of Wabash. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, son Michael Fisher, brothers and sisters, Joann McGuiness, John Lynn, Jimmy Lynn, Mooney Lynn, and Mary Sue O'Neal, and grandson Alex Epps.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Randell Webb officiating. 

Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, North Manchester.  Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana.

The memorial guest book for Marty may be signed at


Posted on 2017 Jul 26