in loving memory of
Lois Mumaw Martin
1934 - 2021
Live-streamed Memorial Service
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Lois Esther Mumaw Martin, 86, a resident of Harrisonburg, passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021.
Mrs. Martin was born on May 3, 1934 in Harrisonburg and was a daughter of the late John R. and Esther Forry Mosemann Mumaw.
On May 25, 1957, she married Emanuel Martin who preceded her in death on February 17, 2017.
She worked for Red Front Supermarket, Laurelville Mennonite Church Center, the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, Harnish Haus and retired from State Farm as an administrative assistant. She played basketball at Eastern Mennonite College and was an avid lifelong baseball fan. She loved music, singing in various choirs including the Mercersburg and the Shenandoah Valley Community Choruses, baking, cooking, cross-stitching and hosting family gatherings and events. She was a member of Park View Mennonite Church.
Surviving are her children, Keith Martin of Harrisonburg, Gail Laur and husband Calvin of Sandusky, MI; sister, Miriam Mumaw; and grandchildren, Adam Laur, Graham Laur and fiancé Jessica Wootton, Jonathan Martin and fiancé Miranda Newmark, Daniel Martin; two great-grandchildren, Julian Laur and Alice Plummer, and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her sisters, Helen Mumaw Peachey, Grace Mumaw, and Catherine Mumaw.
Pastor Phil Kniss of Park View Mennonite Church will conduct a virtual memorial service on March 20, 2021 at 1:30 PM. A private burial will take place on March 5, 2021 at Lindale Mennonite Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community Compassion Fund, 1491 Virginia Avenue, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802.
McMullen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.