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“I was debating whether I wanted to drive from Woodburn to the church for the service today. I am so glad I did! What a great celebration of the life...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Ruth Ann Sprunger - Woodburn, IN

“It's been such an honor to have known Sharon. She is the most kindest person I've ever met. I'll never forget the guidance, patience, and love she...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Holly McElhoe - Portland, OR

“To all the Martin families : I received a phone call from Pastor Larry about your families "ROCK" and so sorry to hear of your loss-- A great lady in...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Marta Mannes - IN

“You was a great person!!! You have a special place in my heart. With everything my family has went threw I knew you was praying for us all. RIP love...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Catherine Deuter - Columbia City, IN

Sharon L Martin, 81, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne. She was born in Fort Wayne, IN, to the late Walter and Beulah Coolman. Sharon graduated from North Side High School in 1955. Her passion and calling in life was caring and nurturing children. Sharon worked at Wesleyan Kiddie Kollege for 20 years. She also taught preschool and Sunday school. She was a faithful member of The Journey Free Methodist Church. She was an amazing house keeper and made a beautiful home. Sharon was an avid reader, enjoyed crocheting and will be remembered for her cobbler pie. She enjoyed tending to her yard and flowers, spending time at the lake with her family and taking boat rides. Surviving are her loving husband, Robert F Martin of Fort Wayne, IN; children R. Greg (Linda E) Martin of Fort Wayne, IN; Lori (David) Wappes of Columbia City, IN; Linda K (Tom Struckholz) Martin of Fort Wayne, IN; Lisa (David) Batchelor of Alto, MI; brother, Larry (Judy) Coolman of Fort Wayne, IN; sister, Debbie (Louis) Townes of Fort Wayne, IN; grandchildren, Aimee (Haruka), Ashlee (Adam), Allison, Dakota, Hannah, Alicia (Nathan Foote), Justin Bethany and great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Whitnee and Wendee . Sharon was preceded in death by father, Walter L Coolman, mother, Beulah "Boots" Coolman, sister, Vicki Sipe. Service is 1:30 pm, Saturday June 2, 2018 at The Journey Methodist Church 3536 W. Wallen Road with calling one hour prior. Calling also Friday, June 1, 2018, from 2 - 5 & 7 - 9pm at - D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to The Journey Free Methodist Church. To sign the online guest book, go to