Memorial services for Donald Eugene Martin, 84, Lawrence, will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 18, 2013 at First United Methodist Church. He died Thursday, February 14, 2013 at his home.
Donald was born on September 17, 1928 in Vassar, KS the son of Ralph R. and Anna (Oest) Martin.
He served in the US Marine Corp during the Korean War.
He was a business teacher and coach at Osawatomie High School. He then was a Principal and Superintendent at Peabody High School. He retired in 1991 from Wellsville High School as Superintendent.
He was a member of the First United Methodist and the American Legion – Dorsey-Liberty Post 14 in Lawrence.
Donald married Eileen L. Morris on November 28, 1962 in Yates Center, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Jeanne E .(Ronald) Morrison, Louisville, KY, Carol A. (Steven) Woods, Longmont, CO; two sons, Stanley R. (Jean) Martin, Perry, KS, Michael S. (Sheri) Martin, Lawrence; seventeen grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; one sister, Naida J. Butterfield, Greeley, CO; and one brother Loren D. (Nannette) Martin, Emporia, KS. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Dianna L. Martin.
The family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Boys and Girls State through the American Legion and may be sent in care of the mortuary.