Aberdeen, South Dakota
Wednesday, October 24, 1951
Page 16, Column 5
John Vander Martin
Mobridge. Funeral services were in the Methodist church of Selby for John Vander Martin, 80, retired Walworth County farmer and a resident of Mobridge since 1946 who died in a hospital here after a heart attack. The Rev. Daniel Riede officiated and interment was in Selby Union Cemetery with Miles Funeral Home of Mobridge in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Vander Martin was born in Holland January 28, 1871. Shortly after immigrating to this county he married Lizzie Van Hemert in 1901 at Pella, Iowa. The couple settled on a farm near Selby in 1909.
Survivors include four sons, Henry of Java, Marce of Portland, Oregon, Johnny of St. Clair, Pennsylvania and Fred of Floresville, Texas; six daughters, Mrs. Lee Stowell of Selby, Mrs. Dwight Marin of Puyallup, Washington, Mrs. W.M. Sackett of Puyallup, Washington, Mrs. Earl Richards of Rapid City, Mrs. Carl Nesset of Havre, Montana and Mrs. Othiel Turner of Glenham and a brother, Henry of Minneapolis.