Betty Ann Martin

January 24, 1925 ‒ July 28, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Betty Ann Martin, age 84, of Mount Vernon, formerly of Wheeling, West Virginia and Massillon, Ohio, died Tuesday July 28, 2009 at the Country Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon. Betty was born January 24, 1925 in Wheeling, West Virginia to Howard L. Rothermund and Stella (West) Rothermund. She had been employed as a ward secretary, for nearly 30 years, at the Massillon Community Hospital in Massillon, Ohio.

She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Wheeling, West Virginia, Grace Lutheran Church in St. Cloud, Florida, and Faith Lutheran Church in Massillon. She was also a member of the Ladies Circle of Mozart in Wheeling, Meyers Lake Ski Club in Canton, Sweet Adelines in Massillon and Senior Chorus in St. Cloud, Florida.

Surviving are her daughters Patricia A. Davis of Massillon and Janet K. (Stacy L.) Derrick of Walhonding; her son Donald L. Hans of Naples, Florida; daughters-in-law Brenda Hans of Newton, North Carolina and Christine L. Hans of Wheeling; 9 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren. Besides her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her first husband William Hans, her second husband Robert J. Martin a son William J. Hans, her brother William Rothermund and her sisters Edna Antill, Bertha Davey and Velma Deems.

A memorial Service will be held on Sunday, August 16, 2009 beginning at 2PM at the Christ Lutheran Church in Wheeling, WV. Private burial will be in Massillon Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions can be made to: Christ Lutheran Church, 2 Richmond Ave., Wheeling, WV 26003-4587.

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