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Information for Theodore Cecil Martin
3 May, 1903 15 September, 1984
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
September, 1984

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Theodore Martin

    Graveside services for Theodore C. 'Bill' Martin, 81, of Wilder, who died Saturday, Sept. 15, in a Caldwell hospital of natural causes, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Wilder Cemetery.
    The Rev. Gary McConnell of the Crossroads Assembly of God Church, Wilder, will officiate, under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Mr. Martin was born May 3, 1903, in Glasco, Kan., to Tyrus Canfield and Orenda May Bickford Martin, where he was reared and educated.  He got his start in the mechanic business at Smith Center, Kan.
    In 1921 he met Flossie Scott near Inavale, Neb., and they were married Dec. 31, 1925, in Smith Center, Kan.  Several years later they moved to the Boise Valley with their young son.  They have resided at Wilder since 1940, where they raised their son, Eldon and their two daughters, Ardyce and Phyllis.
    He was known as 'Bill' in his trade as owner-mechanic of the Martin Repair Service at Wilder.  He loved the outdoors and spent many hours hunting and fishing.
    He is survived by his wife of Wilder; one son, Eldon Martin of Caldwell; two daughters, Ardyce Hofeldt of Caldwell and Phyllis Ivie of Glenns Ferry; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
    Memorials may be made to the Crossroads Assembly of God Church, Wilder.
    Friends may call from 5 until 9 tonight at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.

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