MOUNT VERNON — Martha Simmerman, 76, of Mount Vernon died Oct. 6, 2009, at Country Club Retirement Campus.
She was born Feb. 8, 1933, in Mount Vernon to Frank and Gertrude (Stelts) Calkins.
She is survived by three daughters, Lilly “Jean” (Bob) Nester of Wooster, Mary (Jeff) Verity of Fredericktown and Roxanne (Alan) Bell of Mount Vernon; three sons, Loren Butler of Mansfield, Frank (Brenda) Butler of Wooster and Terry (Lois) Simmerman of Mount Vernon; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, W. Dean Simmerman; son, William R. Butler Jr.; brothers, Roger, Loren, Merwin “Spider” and Wendell Calkins; and one sister, Leona “Peg” Rutter.
A graveside service will be Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in Mound View Cemetery, with Pastor Tom Myers officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to any family member.
The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is handling the funeral arrangements for the Simmerman family. To share a memory or send a condolence please visit www.dilleylasater.com.