Edwin John Martin

Class of 1932

Edwin John Martin

March 29, 1917 – November 16, 1985

Rosary will be at 8 p.m. Monday at Brown Funeral home for Edwin J. Martin, 68, who died on Saturday at his home at 1415 Country Club drive.

Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic church. Rev. Ward J. Pankratz, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be at St. Rose of Lima Catholic cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart association.

He was born March 29, 1917, at Perry, the son of Edwin R. and Ida Martin. He attended St. Joseph’s academy and was a graduate of Perry high school and Draughon’s business college.

He worked for oil companies throughout the southwest. He was a retired accountant and had sold investments and life insurance.

Martin was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic church, and the American Legion and was a former member of the Rotary club and the Knights of Columbus.

In addition to his sister, Mrs. Alice Mae Svelen, survivors are three nephews, Bill Svelan, Richardson, Texas; Jack Svelan, Newport News, Va.; and Jerry Jehlicka, Enid; one niece, Kathleen Smith, Stone Mountain, Ga.; and other relatives including 10 great and 1 great-great nieces and