Martz, Walter A.

July 11, 2005

On Friday July 8, 2005, in Frederick, MD., WALTER ATLEE MARTZ, 81, well-known and life-long dairy farmer of Winpenny Tell, Frederick; beloved husband of Barbara Jean Winebrener Martz, whom he married on December 1, 1950; father of Walter Clayton Martz II, and wife Dianne Gwaltney Martz, Byron Winebrener Martz, all of Frederick, Barbar Sommerfield Martz Van Allen, and husband Peter Cushing Van Allen, of Washington, DC, Elizabeth Steiner Martz Cole and husband H. Buckley Cole, of Nashville, TN, Stephen C. Martz and wife Gretchen Otel Martz, of Baltimore, and Julia A. Martz-Fisher and husband Michael D. Fisher, of Frederick; loving grandfather to Megan Gwaltney Martz, Walter Atlee Martz II, Augustus Lane Martz, Caroline Kent Van Allen, Peter Cushing Van Allen Jr., Augusta Sommerfield Cole, Stephen Andrew Martz, Gracie Sommerfield Martz and Chase Michael Fisher; brother of Elizabeth Young and is survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by a sister, Irene Rumpf. Funeral services will be held at 10 A.M. on Tuesday July 12 from the Evangelical Lutheran Church, 31 East Church Street, Frederick. The Rev. Dr. David G. Oravec, the Rev. Albert K. Lane III, and the Rev. Stacey L. Brady, officiating. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends at their home, immediately following the funeral services. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Evangelical Lutheran Church, 35 East Church Street, Fredrick, MD 21701. The Keeney and Basford Funeral Home, 106 East Church Street, Frederick, is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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