I was confused because Bob married Mary.
I didn't think Ermadine was that common of a name...
Harold and Edna were a neat couple.Their son Bob was also a class act and very missed.
Harold ErnestMartin (10-21-1985-Nov 8, 1969) and Edna Richards (March 3, 1896- Nov 8, 1969)
RobertSept 9, 1917 - July 4, 2003
RuthJuly 29, 1919 - Nov 29, 2011
Points from Tim's Obit (son of Richards and Ermadine)
1) Martin, Timothy K.died unexpectedly on Monday, February 14, 2000
2) born on October 28, 1953,
3) the son of Richards and Ermadine (Reinke) Martin in Dodgeville.
4) survived by ... four brothers
5) Richards Martin Jr. of Prairie du Sac,
6) Thayne (aka Butch) (Beverly) Martin of McHenry, Illinois,
7) Robert (Carol) Martin of New Luthrop, Michigan;
8) He is preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Michael.
(the fourth brother is Mark wasn't named in the obit)
Thayne (Mar 6, 1939 - Feb 6, 2006)
Micheal Dean (March-12-1944 - Sept-25-1990) died in California
Here's Ruth's full obituary.
Ruth J. White-Shultz age 92, of Darlington, WI, passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2011, at Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County in Darlington. She was born July 29, 1919, in Mineral Point, WI, the daughter of Harold and Edna (Richards) Martin. Ruth graduated from Mineral Point High School in 1937. She lived in Mineral Point until her marriage to Clyde B. White on December 27, 1943, at Methodist Parsonage in Mineral Point. They farmed in the Darlington area for many years until retiring in to Darlington in 1986. On September 22, 1986, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde. Ruth has resided in Darlington since. On October 19, 1990, she was united in marriage to Allen C. Shultz at Darlington United Methodist Church and on June 18, 2000, he preceded her in death.
Ruth is survived by three daughters: Ruth Ann (Barry) King, Barb (Gerald) King, and Vicki (Bill) Crist all of Darlington; and three step-sons: Roy (Barb) Shultz of Darlington, Kenneth (Beckie) Shultz of Verona, WI, and Loren (Mary) Shultz of Portland, OR; eight grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; and one sister: Emily Martin of Elgin, IL. Along with her first husband, Clyde, and her second husband, Allen, she was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers: Richards and Robert Martin.
Ruth was a member of Darlington United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, and its sewing group. Ruth loved spending time with her family. She was dedicated to the meals on wheels program in Darlington, where she delivered meals for a number of years. Ruth enjoyed volunteering for the American Red Cross Blood Drive. She also worked at the election tables for many years.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 2, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at Darlington United Methodist Church, 546 Main Street in Darlington with Rev. Larry Hakes officiating. Burial will be in County Line Cemetery in Waldwick Township, WI. A visitation will be held Thursday, December 1, 2011, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Erickson Funeral Home and Crematory, 508 Main Street in Darlington and on Friday, December 2, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church.