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September 15, 2011

(12/31/2009 - 9/8/2011)

Kenneth S. Martin, age 1, of Withee, WI, passed away in the Town of Hixon, WI, rural Withee, on Thursday, September 8, 2011. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at the Clark View Mennonite Church in Withee, WI. Paul Wesley Oberholtzer officiated with the assistance of Ervin Showalter, Willard Brubacker and Virgil Martin. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers were Mark Musser, Galen Musser, Galen Brubacker and Noah Oberholtzer. Visitation was held on Monday, September 12, 2011 at the Earl M. Martin residence in Owen, WI.

Kenneth Scott Martin was born on December 31, 2009 in the Town of Maplehurst, rural Withee, the son of Randall and Jane Marie (Musser) Martin. Kenneth was a fun-loving little boy who enjoyed playing with his brother and sister.

He will be sadly missed by his parents: Randall and Jane Marie Martin of Withee, WI; 2 siblings: Leon Earl and Sheila Marie Martin, both of Withee, WI; paternal grandparents: Earl M. and Etta W. Martin of Owen, WI; maternal grandparents: Rufus and Jane Musser of Milton, IA; maternal great-grandparents: Rufus and Mary Ella Musser of Ephrata, PA; and Ivan and Erma High of Gorin, MO; paternal great-grandparents: Paul and Elizabeth Martin of Lebanon, PA; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal great-grandparents: Abraham and Elizabeth Martin; his maternal great-grandmother: Mary O. High; his paternal step-great-grandmother: Stella Martin; and his uncle, David L. Martin.

Online condolences may be directed to

Thorp Funeral Home of Thorp, WI, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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