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Herold Fesler Marting
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1911
Eckerty
Crawford County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1943
Bishopville
Lee County
South Carolina, USA

His obituary from the September 23, 1943 Republican [Danville, Indiana]:

Harold F. Marting Dies in Plane Crash

Harold F. Marting, former flying officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force, and a student in the Danville schools, was killed Monday afternoon when his plane crashed near Bishopville, North Carolina*, while he was making a business trip alone. The body was taken to Farmland [Indiana] and funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. U. W. [Uriah and Lillian] Marting.

The thrilling experiences of Marting received nationwide attention recently when they were published in The Great American Magazine and he received the Royal Cross given by England, along with several other recognitions. Upon his return home a few months ago, he was married to Miss Margaret DeLong of Muncie, who survives along with the parents, a daughter by a former marriage, and three sisters.


*Obituary indicates location of death is Bishopville, North Carolina which is in Lee County. However, his death certificate indicates he died in Sumter County which is about 30 minutes south of Bishopville. He may have been pronounced dead in Sumter County, but actually died in Lee County. 
 
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 Parents:
  Uriah W Marting (1867 - 1955)
  Lily Fesler Marting (1870 - 1964)
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy E Marting Halverstadt (1894 - 1970)*
  Nelle Esther Marting Harshman (1902 - 1971)*
  Ruth L. Silvers (1907 - 1980)*
  Herold Fesler Marting (1911 - 1943)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elm Ridge Memorial Park
Muncie
Delaware County
Indiana, USA
Plot: mausoleum
 
Created by: J.Sullivan
Record added: Mar 15, 2011
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Herold Fesler Marting
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Herold Fesler Marting
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Herold Fesler Marting
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- J.Sullivan
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 Added: Mar. 15, 2016
 
 
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