Martha A. Traxler, age 67, of West Unity, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Community Health Care Professionals Inpatient Hospice in Defiance with her loving family by her side. She was born in Akron, OH on September 10, 1946 to the late Percy Thompson and Martha (Dyce) Thompson. In 1986 she married Kendall Traxler and shared 27 loving years together. Martha worked as an auxiliary service department supervisor with Sauder Woodworking in Archbold and was with them for over 21 years. She attended Oasis Christian Fellowship Church of Wauseon. Martha will be remembered as a discount shopping enthusiast, always looking for the perfect items for her grandchildren. Left to cherish her memories are her husband, Kendall; daughter, Heather (Ben) Puehler of Wauseon; son, David (Michelle) Barnes of Wauseon; stepchildren, Amy Ryan of West Unity, John (Andrea) Traxler of Perrysburg and Shannon Traxler of Florida; sister, Barbara (Phil) Norkavage of Toledo; eleven grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St. Hwy. 109 in Delta. A funeral service celebrating Martha’s life will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday at Oasis Christian Fellowship Church, 400 Enterprise Dr., Wauseon Ohio 43567. Pastor Jerry Grieser will be officiating. Private interment will be at Wauseon Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, 6817 St Rt 66N, Defiance, Ohio 43512 in her memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com
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