David Z. Martin

May 2, 1929July 3, 2018

David Z. Martin, 89, of Myerstown, passed away in his home on Tuesday July 3, 2018. David was born in Lancaster County, the son of the late David N. Martin and Lydia Zimmerman Martin. He was a member of the Richland Mennonite Church and was a retired farmer and business owner. In earlier years David was a dairy and poultry farmer producing, processing and marketing eggs and milk products using the Dutch-Way Farm Market name. He also started Myerstown Storage Sheds and operated it for a number of years. He is survived by sons Clair, husband of Erma Zimmerman Martin, Myerstown; Marlin, husband of Martha Mae Groff Martin, Myerstown; David, husband of Erma Dieffenbach Martin, Richland; Nelson, husband of Eva Jane Zimmerman Martin, Richland; Glenn, husband of Lori Zimmerman Martin, Myerstown; daughters, Grace, wife of Leroy Zimmerman, Myerstown; Nancy, wife of John Bicher, Bethel; 35 grandchildren; 84 great grandchildren; brothers, Ivan Z. Martin, Richland; Clarence Z. Martin, Clyde, NY; sisters, Ada Z. Martin, Stouchsburg; and Lydia Z. wife of Paul Zimmerman, Rutledge, MO. He was preceded by his wife Lovina B. Gingrich Martin, a brother, three sisters, two grandchildren and two great grandchildren. A viewing will be Monday July 9,2018 at Fairview Mennonite Reception Center, 141 Jackson Rd, Lebanon, from 1:00p-4:00p and 6:00p-8:00p. The funeral service will be Tuesday July 10, 2018 at the Richland Mennonite Church, 399 N Race St, Richland, at 10:00a. Please omit flowers.


  • Viewing Monday, July 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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