Funeral services for Mr. Martin Wolthuis, 88, of Spencer, were held Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. David Kruse officiated the service.
Interment took place in North Lawn Memorial Park of Spencer.
Martin passed away Thursday, Jan, 24, 2008, at Longhouse Residence of Spencer.
Martin Wolthuis, the son of Claus and Dena (DeNeui) Wolthuis was born Dec. 9, 1919, in Spencer. His childhood years were spent in the Spencer area where he attended country school. Following his schooling, he worked on the family farm.
Martin married Cleo Kohn on April 12, 1941, in Jackson, Minn. During their married years, they farmed near Everly, Estherville, Spencer and Fostoria areas. Following retirement, they moved to Fostoria. Most recently they made their home at Longhouse Residence in Spencer.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons: Jimmie and Robert Wolthuis; one daughter, Susan Wolthuis; three brothers: Harm, George and Gerritt Wolthuis; one sister, Matilda Eckert; one daughter-in-law, Karen Wolthuis; and one granddaughter, Bobbi Wolthuis.
Martin is survived by his wife, Cleo, of Spencer; one son, Richard Wolthuis of Milford; three sisters: Alta Anderson, Clara Feaster, and Darlene Herrin -- all of Spencer; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Warner Funeral of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.