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Terry L. Martin

November 11, 2018

Terry Lee Martin 73, died Sunday November 11, 2018 at his Newton residence.  He was born November 15, 1944 in Ashland, Kansas to Guy W. and Helen (Williams) Martin. 


He attended school in Protection and Wichita Kansas. After graduating from East High School in Wichita he joined the US Army in 1963.  He served his country proudly in Germany.  Terry had a great love of family, being a friend to others and American eagles.


He is preceded in death by his parents; wife Leora “Lee” Martin; sister: Joyce Lenertz and brother in law Bob Lenertz sister: Glenda Wonderling and Brother in law Donley Wonderling; step daughter Stacey Tappan; nieces Brenda Rainey and Donna Bosschieter.


Terry is survived by his son Michael Martin; step daughter Teresa Kem (Scott); sister Guyla Ivers (Barry); his companion Donna Bergeson; grandsons; Nicholas Martin, Erik Mason, Michael Mason, Eric Hardman and Jeff Kem. He is also survived by 9 great grandchildren and a host of loving nieces, nephews and other family and friends.


Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel Newton.  Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Burial with military honors will be in the Greenwood Cemetery Newton, Kansas.


Memorial donations are suggested to Wounded Warriors in care of Petersen Funeral Home.



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3 thoughts on “Terry L. Martin

  1. Rest Terry, until you hear at dawn,
    the low, clear reveille of God.

    Thank you for your service to this nation.

  2. My sincerest condolences to the family. May the God of all comfort grant you strength and peace during this most difficult time. (2 Corinthians 1:3, 4) And may your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well-lived.

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