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Delbert Leroy Martin

July 23, 1931 ~ June 30, 2017 (age 85)
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Delbert Leroy Martin of Wabash, Indiana passed away at 3:34 p.m. on Friday, June 30, 2017 at Parkview Regional Medical Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was 85 years old. 

He was born July 23, 1931 in Wabash, Indiana to Dalice and Leona (Nayrocker) Martin.  Delbert attended Wabash High School.  He married Margaret L. Williams in 1953.  She died September 5, 1994.  Delbert worked for the Dana Corporation in Marion, Indiana for 40 years, retiring January 1994.  He was a U.S. Army Air Force Veteran, serving during the Korean War.  He was a member of the American Legion Post 15, Wabash, Indiana.  He was also a member of the Wabash Christian Church and the Missionary Alliance Church. 

He is survived by a daughter, Debra Haecker of Wabash, Indiana; two grandchildren, Joe (Sara) Haecker, Roann, Indiana and Mark Haecker of Wabash, Indiana; great grandchildren, Whitney, Caleb, Kenzie, Kiptin, & Kedryk; sisters, Barbara (Joe) Bakehorn, Wabash, Indiana, and Anna (John) Fritz, Peru, Indiana.  He is preceded in death by a brother, Marvin Martin, and a baby sister.

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, Indiana 46992, with Pastor Todd Render officiating. Burial will be at Friends Cemetery, Wabash, Indiana. Preferred memorials are directed to a scholarship fund for his two little men, Kiptin and Kedryk in care of the funeral home.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

 Service Information

July 5, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wabash Chapel
231 Falls Avenue
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
July 6, 2017

10:00 AM
Wabash Chapel
231 Falls Avenue
Wabash, IN 46992

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