Donna Jean Martin, 90

Donna Jean Martin, 90, of Wabash, died at 8:28 pm, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at Parkview Wabash Hospital.

She was born on March 22, 1931, in Warsaw, to Artie and Ella (Engles) Walters.

Donna was a 1949 graduate of Gilead High School. She married Rex Martin in Delaware County, on Jan. 11, 1952; he died Feb. 5, 1983.

Donna, her husband Rex, and three others, were former co-owners of Quality Electric in Wabash, and she also worked at Key Pharmacy in North Manchester nine years. She enjoyed gardening, working in her yard, going to garage sales, and going on senior bus trips. She loved her poodle, Candy.

She is survived by her son, Jeffery (Elaine) Martin of Wabash, four grandchildren, Katherine Martin of San Antonio, Texas, Daniel (Crystal) Martin of Mooresville, Gregory Martin and Abby (Mike) Moyer, both of Wabash; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, son, Rick Martin who died April 1, 2019, daughter-in-law, Jackie Martin, two brothers, three sisters.

Graveside service and burial will be 10:00 am, Thursday , Oct. 7, 2021, at Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester, with David Phillips officiating. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Animal Shelter of Wabash County.

The memorial guest book for Donna may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Oct 05