Jane Kay Martin passed at the age of 79 at home. Jane was born in Elgin, Ohio on July 4, 1939, as Jane Kay Muter. Jane overflowed with love and loyalty. She was a phenomenal cook and baker. She made holidays with her family beautiful occasions that were unforgettable. Her grace and kindness were attributes she could not hide. She is loved beyond measure.
Jane attended York High School and was a band majorette and always involved in many activities.
She met her husband Virgil Anthony Martin at church when she was 14 and he was 16 years old. They married in 1957. Virgil preceded her in passing as did her parents Ashley and Mable Muter from Elgin.
Jane and Virgil performed many weddings ; he was the minister and she planned the ceremony and rehearsal. They refurbished rental homes together. Jane also managed a jewelry store and worked at a gift shop.
She was fiercely loyal and loved her children ,grandchildren and great grandchildren. Jane was optimistic and loved God and prayed often. She had a bold sense of humor and was always up for spontaneous fun.
Her surviving family members are Jandy Hackbarth (Martin) her daughter, John A Martin her son and James A Martin her son. Her Grandchildren, Noah Hackbarth, Brittany Martin, Brandy Jesko (Martin), Jasmine Hackbarth, Amanda Martin, Courtney Martin, and Alexandra Martin. Her surviving Great Grand children are Elijah Jesko, Jade Jesko and Oliver Van Rooyen.
Also surviving are Edna Semer (Muter) and Sue Mohr (Muter).
Services will be at Harter and Schier Funeral Home in Delphos Ohio. Funeral Services will be on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Wright Cemetery. Pastor Rick Zehr will officiate. Visitation will be Monday, October 8, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to donor’s choice.