Martha Max


Martha E. Max, 91, of Defiance, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2013, at the ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital, Defiance, Ohio.

She was born on April 9, 1921, to Delbert and Emma (Bostelman) Gebhart in Henry Co., Ohio. Martha worked for Compo Corporation, Defiance. On July 2, 1948, she married Rolland C. Max, who preceded her in death. Martha and Rolland lived in Defiance.

Martha is survived by her brother, Edward Gebhart; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by parents; husband, Rolland C. Max; two brothers, Harley and Lloyd Gebhart; three sisters, Lavina Rohrbaugh, Marge Boyd, and Dortha Collins.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Riverview Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Defiance, Ohio, with Rev. Joe Graves officiating. Entombment will take place in the Riverview Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Hanenkrath-Clevenger-Schaffer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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