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Martha McClain, 87

Martha L. “Marty” McClain, age 87, of Mendon, died on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 at the family farm. She was born in the same farmhouse on Sep. 21, 1931 the daughter of Robert J. and Martha L. (Rench) McClain. She was a lifetime resident of Mendon, and after retirement spent winters in Texas. She was a member of the Mendon United Methodist Church, and worked at Trans-O-Gram in Sturgis. She worked on the family farm, enjoyed gardening, sewing and quilting, embroidery, and especially fishing.

Martha is survived by one sister, Mary Spealman of Mendon; and by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Anna Oldenberg; and by six brothers, Charles, G. Henry, Robert, Stanley, Ernest, and Donald McClain.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Mendon United Methodist Church with Rev. Carl Litchfield officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Mendon Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Mendon United Methodist Church. Arrangements are being handled by the Eickhoff Funeral Home of Mendon. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.eickhofffuneralhome.com

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