Peacefully, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Wednesday, December 20, 2006. William Douglas Martin, of R.R. 1 Bayfield, in his 65th year. Beloved husband of Betty Susann (Schmitt) Martin. Dear father of Jason and Jennifer Grek Martin of Kingston. Dear brother-in-law of Howard and Jean Schmitt and Dorothy and Ralph Shantz. Sadly missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Doug and Marian (Conners) Martin and one sister Marie Mason. Bill was District Manager, Food Service Division, for J. M. Schneider Inc., owned and operated the Magic Meal Shoppe before moving to Bayfield where he became interested in Municipal Government. He represented Stanley East on the Council for the Municipality of Bluewater for over 5 years and was a Director on the Bluewater Rest Home Board for 2 years before ill health forced him to retire.
Visitation in the J. M. McBeath Funeral Home, 49 Goshen St. N., Zurich on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial service will be conducted on Friday, December 29, 2006 at 11 a.m. in the Zurich Mennonite Church. Pastor Phil Wagler officiating. Private family interment Zurich Mennonite Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Society, St. Elizabeth Foundation or the Bluewater Rest Home Rest Well Campaign.