Martin J. Holbrook

March 10, 1937 ~ July 14, 2019 (age 82)


Martin J. Holbrook of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 7:47 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Avalon Village in Ligonier, Indiana at the age of 82. 

He was born on March 10, 1937 in Prestonsburg, Kentucky to Charles “Milt” Holbrook and Elizabeth “Eliza” Holbrook.  On July 7, 1956 he was married to Nora (Williams) Holbrook.  They shared 40 years of marriage together before she passed away on January 8, 1997. 

Martin moved to Kosciusko County, Indiana in 1963 and worked in the maintenance department of Dalton Foundry in Warsaw retiring in 1997.  He visited many churches these past few years, he was always a kind and friendly man who never shied away from fellowship with others.  He enjoyed tinkering with lawn mowers and loved to restore old Mustangs.  Martin was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a friend to many. He would most want to be remembered as a loyal, hard working man that loved his family and friends dearly. 

He will be lovingly remembered by his son:  David (Judy) Holbrook (Leesburg, Indiana); two daughters:  Lora Sizemore (Warsaw, Indiana);    Bernice Morie (Warsaw, Indiana); nine grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.  He also leaves behind two sisters:  Annie Adams (Stoney Ridge, Ohio); and Beth Lee Wallen (Prestonsburg, Kentucky).  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, twelve brothers and sisters.           

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.

His funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home and officiated by Luther Bailey.  Burial will follow with a graveside service at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw, Indiana.

Memorial donations may be directed to Kosciusko Home Care and Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, Indiana  46571-1196; or the Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County, 3489 E. 100 S., Pierceton, Indiana  46562 and would be appreciated by the family. 

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July 16, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
225 Argonne Road
Warsaw, IN 46580

Funeral Service
July 17, 2019

10:00 AM
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
225 Argonne Road
Warsaw, IN 46580

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