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Philip D. (Dude) Martin 1903-1956


Posted By: Debbie Truitt (email)
Date: 6/8/2021 at 11:03:36

Please Note: If anyone comes across this obituary in the cds of Ottumwa obituaries, it has been dated incorrectly as May 19. I have transcribed this obituary directly from the “Ottumwa Daily Courier,” of May 14, 1956.
Obituary from “Ottumwa Daily Courier,” Monday, May 14, 1956, Page 19:

Phillip Martin.

Philip D. (Dude) Martin, 52, 116 North Jefferson street, died suddenly of a heart attack at 11:50 p.m. Saturday, while he was visiting at 318 North street.

He had been an employe of Herman’s cafe on Main street for the past 30 years.

The son of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Martin, he was born October 26, 1903, in Lexington, Mo. He had been a resident of Ottumwa for the past 43 years.

Surviving are several cousins in Missouri. His father died in 1941 and his stepmother, Jennie Martin, died in 1943.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the Johnson funeral chapel, in charge of the Rev. Wilson Hyde, pastor of the Wesley Methodist church. Burial will be in Shaul cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Orval Myers, Dennis Ellis, Eddie Thompson, Roy Bailey, Francis Skinner and Raymond Herman.


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