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 Martha Elizabeth <I>Durnbaugh</I> Weck

Martha Elizabeth Durnbaugh Weck

Indiana, USA
Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 101)
Wabash, Wabash County, Indiana, USA
Burial Urbana, Wabash County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 100012120 · View Source
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Martha Elizabeth Weck, 101, of rural Urbana, Indiana, died at 1:14 p.m. Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at Wabash County Hospital. She was born May 6, 1911, in Wabash, Indiana to Ira and Irene (Baumbauer) Durnbaugh.

Martha graduated from Lagro High School in 1929 and attended Manchester College. She married Walter Earl Weck in Urbana on May 2, 1936; he died September 30, 1978. She was a homemaker and also worked at Heckman Bindery. Martha was a member of the St. Peter United Church of Christ/Urbana Yoke Parish, where she played the piano and organ 64 years, and was a member of the Women's Guild, serving as reading chairperson. She was a member of the Progressive Home Economics Club, Mothers' Study Group, and a volunteer at the Wabash County Hospital several years. Martha was the 2002 recipient of the State of Indiana Older Hoosier of the Year award.

She is survived by 3 children, Philip (Janice) Weck of Marion, Indiana, Mary Ann (Marvin) Mast of Wabash, and Eileen Weck of Urbana; 5 grandchildren, Elizabeth Raeanne (Jim) Long and Catherine Weck, both of Waterloo, Indiana, Debra (Len) Moughler of Butler, Indiana, Tory Mast of New York, New York, and Dr. Aaron (Amber) Mast of Bloomington, Indiana; 9 great-grandchildren, Michael Long of Waterloo, Brennon Moughler and Kylee Moughler, both of Butler, Terry (Sarah) Betz of Auburn, Indiana, Bryan Betz of Long Beach, California, Cari Ann (Rusty) Yoder of Auburn, Alexandria, Jacob, and Elias Mast, all of Bloomington; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Riley Betz and Claire Yoder, both of Auburn. She was preceded in death by her brother John Durnbaugh, and her sister Mary Ellen Miller.

Funeral services will be held at St. Peter United Church of Christ, St. Rd. 13, Urbana on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Randy Myers officiating. Burial will be in St Peter Cemetery, Urbana. Friends may call 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Wabash, and 1 hour prior to the service Monday at the church.

Preferred memorials are Mental Health America Wabash County or St. Peter Cemetery Upkeep Fund.

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