Linda J. Martz

April 10, 1944October 19, 2018

Linda J. Martz, 74, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, October 19, 2018 at Kingston Care Center. She was born April 10, 1944 in Peru, IN to the late Donald L. and Hannah Lee (Whitezel) Sharp. She was a 1962 graduate of Peru High School and had worked in the finance business most of her life. She retired from Kitch Acceptance Corporation. She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles 4940 and held an office in their Auxiliary. She is survived by her children, Kevin (Cynthia) Marquis of Lebanon, IN, Brian (Julie) Swanson of Colorado Springs, CO, and Teri Ann (William) Emberton of Angola, IN; companion, Ron Doepke of Fort Wayne; three step sons; and several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ronald K. Martz in 1997; and her siblings. A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Fraternal Order of Eagles, 4940 Bluffton Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809. Preferred memorials may be made to Cancer Services of NE Indiana or fraternal Order of Eagles.


  • Cancer Services of NE Indiana
  • Fraternal Order of Eagles


  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Linda J. Martz

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Rita Hoagland

October 23, 2018

Kevin and Teri Ann,
I'm so sorry I am unable to attend the service today but please know you have my prayers and sympathy. Your mom was a special friend to me for many, many years. She will be missed.

Martha Hippensteel

October 22, 2018

It is with deep regrets that I won't be able to attend the celebration tomorrow for Linda. I will be thinking of all of you tomorrow. Wish all of you the best and so sorry I won't be able to see you. Take care. Martha Lee