Martha C. Forster

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 1/5/2009 14:00:00

25 W. Perry St. Willard OH 44890 1/6/2009 11:00:00

Martha C. Forster, age 83, formerly of Willard, passed away Friday, January 2, 2009, at the St. Francis Home in Tiffin, Ohio. She was born April 6, 1925 in Norwalk, Ohio to the late Frank and Clara (Pifher) Wechter and had been a Willard resident her entire married life. She retired in 1985 from the Pioneer Career Center in Shelby where she was a cook. She was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and enjoyed playing cards, gardening, camping and wintering in Florida with her late husband, Gene.
She is survived by 5 daughters, Jean Forster of St Paul, MN, Donna (Kenneth) Hay of Willard, Patricia (James) Butler of Toledo, Mary (William) Roberts of Groton, NY, Marjorie (Thomas) Cox of Manchester CT; 3 sons, Thomas (Linda) of Bloomfield, NY, Kenneth of Cornelius, NC, Charles (Joan Jacobs) of Yakima, WA; 16 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren; a brother, Frank (Barb) Wechter of Norwalk.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Eugene R. Forster in 2006; four brothers and four sisters.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard on Monday, January 5, 2009 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM where a vigil service will be held at 8:00 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Father Stanley S. Szybka officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Willard, Ohio. Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, Ohio or the Sisters of St. Francis in Tiffin, Ohio. Online condolences can be made at


Margaret Drury - Jan 5, 2009

Dear Forster Family, On behalf of my family, I wish to express condolences on the recent loss of your mother. Both your parents were beautiful Christians who raised all of you to be beautiful Christian people. What a legacy!!!!! May the good Lord FILL each of you with HIS peace during this difficult time. Sincerely, and with love, Margaret Drury

Judy & Ted Collins - Jan 4, 2009

Dear Pat, Jim and family,
Thanks Jim for the note you left at choir. Pat, we are very sorry for your loss. Please extend our sympathies to your family members, especially Emily, Carrie and Dan. Love to you all.
Ted and Judy Collins

Butch and Louise Owens - Jan 4, 2009

Margie and Tom, Our sympathy is with you & your family.

Don, Donna and Family - Jan 3, 2009

We are sending our sympathy to you at this time of great loss. May you all find comfort in your many memories of the good times shared as a family. We are sorry we cannot be with you at this time as we are in Italy.

Evelyn M. Cox - Jan 3, 2009

I certainly will miss your Mother and Jake as I looked forward to seeing them and missed them so much when they no longer walked my street.
She is in a better place.
Evelyn Cox

Kris (Kessler) Reinhart - Jan 3, 2009

I was very sorry to hear about your mom. I wanted to send my sympathy to you and your whole family as I won’t be able to make it to the services. May your memories of her bring comfort to you all.