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Martin Lihl

Death 16 Nov 2012 (aged 90)
West Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Burial West Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 101024151 · View Source
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West Windsor, VT – Martin Lihl, 90, died at home in West Windsor on Friday November 16th with his family by his side.

Martin was born January 4, 1922 in Germany a son of Oscar and Marta (Bode) Lihl. He moved to the United States with his family as a young boy, but remained proud of his German heritage. He attended schools in West New York, NJ where he met his childhood sweetheart, Doris Hammock, they were married September 26, 1942. Martin served in the US Army for six years during World War II, most of that time as an instructor in the Signal Corps. After he returned from his military service he began a family with his wife in Ridgefield, NJ. He worked at Alco-Gravuare as a photo engraver, serving several newspapers including the New York Times. After retiring the Lihl's moved to Vermont where they have lived for the past 25 years.

Mr. Lihl held his private pilot's license and was a member of the Aircraft Owners & Pilot's Association. He enjoyed guns and shooting sports as a member of the National Rifle Association. He was a longtime amateur photographer and talented woodworker and sculptor. He especially enjoyed sculpting rifle stocks and grips for handguns.

Martin leaves his wife of seventy years, Doris, of West Windsor as well as his daughter Bunny Demidio and her husband Rob of Mendham, NJ; two sons John Lihl of Ventura, CA and Dale Lihl and his wife Sharon of Weathersfield, VT; seven grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor, Friday November 23rd from 6-7PM. A funeral service will follow at 7PM. Burial will be in the Brownsville Cemetery in the Spring.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Martin's memory to the Lucy Mackenzie Humane Society, P.O. Box 702, Brownsville, VT 05037.




  • Created by: David Edsall
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101024151
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Martin Lihl (4 Jan 1922–16 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101024151, citing Brownsville Cemetery, West Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by David Edsall (contributor 46906546) .