Jerry Wayne Martz, son of Ralph T. and Elizabeth M. (Cox( Martz passed away early Monday morning at Van Wert Manor at the age of 86. He was born June 26, 1935 in Berne, Indiana and spent the majority of his life in Van Wert, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Eugene A. Martz and Roger L. Martz. He is survived by his sister, Patricia L. Jackson.
Jerry served in the U. S. Army in Germany and France following the Korean Conflict.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday in Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert with Pastor David Prior presiding. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Honors Unit of American Legion Post 178 and V.F.W. Post 5803.
Funeral arrangements by Brickner Funeral Home.