Jerry Elmer Martin, 46, Stockton, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2023, from injuries sustained in an accident.

He was born on June 11, 1976, the son of Ivan and Elva Martin of Barnett. On Sept. 16, 1999, he married Ruth Martin from Wakarusa, IN.

Jerry Elmer was a member of County Line Mennonite Church in El Dorado Springs. He was self employed as a carpenter.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth and eight children: Mary Ellen and husband, Brian Kilmer, Ivan Ray Martin both – Versailles, Elva Mae, Rebekah Faye, Anna Ruth, Susie Anne, Kevin Lee and Jerry Lynn all of the home. He is also survived by his mother, Elva Martin; three brothers: J Elvin and Mary – Barnett, Edward and Gladys – Versailles, and James Ivan and Minerva – El Dorado Springs; four sisters: Elsa and Abram Martin – Tipton, Wilma and James Zimmerman – Charles City, IA, Anna Ruth and Ernest Zimmerman – Barnett, and Susan and Steven Martin – Fortuna; his mother-in-law, Erma Martin – Wakarusa IN; and many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by: his father, Ivan Martin; father-in-law, Walter Martin; brothers-in-law, Alvin Martin and Glen Martin; nephew, Joshua Ivan Martin; and niece. Mardella Zimmerman.

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