Martha Lois Tritle



Martha Lois Tritle, 76, passed away at 10:50 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Indiana University Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born Dec. 30, 1939, in Mitchell, she was the daughter of Ralph Henry and Kathryn Pearl Burton Nolan, both of whom preceded her in death. On Sept. 20, 1958, she married Robert Joe Tritle. He preceded her in death June 6, 2014.

She had been employed at Carpenter Body Works, Crawford-Morris Lumber Co. and retired from Mitchell Motor Sales/Bedford Ford. Martha Lois was a 62-year member of First Baptist Church and a 1958 graduate of Mitchell High School.

Survivors include children, Nancy Jo (Brian) Porter of Orleans, Timothy Earl (Vicki) Tritle of Seymour, twin sons, John Robert (Natalie) Tritle of Bedford and Jason Ralph (Angela) Tritle of Spencer; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-grandson on the way; and siblings, Donald E. Nolan of Mitchell, Judith Ann (Larry) Wood of Ohio and Carolyn Sue (John) Sims of Southport.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Reggie Clark officiating. Burial will be in Burton Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday at the church.

Memorials may be made to Burton Cemetery Fund.

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