Martha F. Hurd (1921 – 2015)


Martha Hurd WEBMartha F. Hurd, age 93, of Blakeslee, Ohio, died at 3:35 P.M. on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, Ohio, where she was a resident. A lifelong resident of the Edon area, she was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the rosary altar society. She also was a former member of the Edon-Northwest School board, fulfilling her husbands term upon his death.

Martha F. Hurd was born on April 10, 1921, near Edon, Ohio, the daughter of John and Catherine (Thiel) Muehlfeld. She married John H. Hurd on November 10, 1945, in Blakeslee and he preceded her in death on January 26, 1973.

Survivors include three sons, Tom (Vicki) Hurd, of Moraine, Ohio, Ray (Monica) Hurd, of Edon, and Rick (Mitzi) Hurd, of Kingsport, Tennessee; six daughters, Cathy (Fred) Kimpel, of Edgerton, Jane Mancillas, of Maumee, Ohio, Beth (Mark) Brown, of Union, Michigan, Peg (Dave) Sanders, of Kendallville, Indiana, Jackie (Scott) Sheffield, of LaGrange, Kentucky, and Laura (Dave) Marty, of Clyde, Ohio; twenty grandchildren; thirty-seven great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; and her twin sister, Agnes Hauter, of Findlay, Ohio. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Francis and Herbert Muehlfeld; one sister, Pauline Trausch; three infant sisters and three grandchildren.

Memorials are requested to St. Joseph Catholic Church or to Heartland Hospice.

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