Martha M. Sunderman
November 10, 1923 - December 6, 2020
Martha Marie Sunderman, 97 of Deshler, Ohio passed away early Sunday morning, December 6, 2020 at Vancrest Healthcare Center, Holgate, Ohio.
She was born on November 10, 1923 in Bartlow Township, Henry County, Ohio to the late Fred and Anna (Imbrock) Spoering. On December 20, 1941 she married Raymond Sunderman and they shared over 74 years together before he preceded her in death on April 22, 2016.
Martha graduated in 1941 from Deshler High School. She worked as a secretary at Patrick Henry Schools and the former Deshler School and also served as the clerk for the Patrick Henry School Board. She was a faithful member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Deshler where she was a Sunday School teacher and a member of the Women of the ELCA. She also was a member of the Farm Bureau Council and Alladin Club.
She lived in Deshler her entire life and was a supportive and loving wife to her husband and their family farm. She was devoted to her family, cared for her community and neighbors and will be remembered fondly by all who knew her.
She is survived by her children, Joan (Don) Collier, Napoleon, Ohio; Thomas (Carmen) Sunderman, Clearwater, Florida; Richard Sunderman, Greer, South Carolina; 6 grandchildren, Scott Collier; Colleen (Dan) Cable; Shelley (Corbin) Skeens; Todd (Irene) Sunderman; Robin (William) Davis; David Sunderman; 14 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Richard Spoering and a half-sister, Helen Drewes.
Funeral services will be private and live streamed on the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Deshler Facebook at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. Pastor Meg Boger will be officiating and Martha will be laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery, Deshler.
The family suggests memorials to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Luther Home of Mercy, Williston or a charity of the donor's choice. Messages can be left for the family at www.feehanrodenbergerfuneralhome.com and memorials or cards can be mailed to the Feehan-Rodenberger Funeral Home, PO Box 196, Deshler, Ohio 43516.
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Immanuel Lutheran Church
220 West Elm Street, Deshler OH 43516
Luther Home of Mercy
PO Box 187, Williston OH 43468