Martha Langstaff, 96

Martha Ann Langstaff, 96, of Wabash, died at 11:24 a.m., Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born May 25, 1922 in Indianapolis to Walter and Lydia (DuKate) Wood.

Martha attended the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. She married Edwin Keith Langstaff in Chicago, Ill., on July 20, 1943; he died July 31, 2013. She was a homemaker. Martha was a longtime member of the Van Wert First Baptist Church and attended Wabash First United Methodist. She enjoyed being involved in the church. She lived in Wabash since 2000, coming from Van Wert, Ohio.

She is survived by three children, David (Linda) Langstaff of Van Wert, Ohio, Bonnie (Terry) Height of Wabash, and Becky (Mel) Deal of Franklin, Tenn.; son-in-law, Marion Taylor of Huntsville, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Kevin Taylor and Tom (Kim) Taylor, both of Huntsville, Becky Taylor of Bellefontaine, Ohio, Lyda Langstaff of California, Jesse (Stephanie) Height of Wabash, Aaron (Lisa) Height of Fort Wayne, Ashley (Ben) Robinson of Pierceton, and Audrey (Mark) McEver of Nashville, Tenn; and 14 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Linda Jean Taylor, two brothers, and two sisters.

Funeral services will be private at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.

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Posted on 2018 Jul 10