Obituary: Clayton Fredrick Martz


Clayton Fredrick Martz, 91, Westfield, died June 2 at Maple Park Village in Westfield.

He was born Sept. 29, 1923 in Indianapolis, to Walter Glen and Roma (Huffman) Martz. His parents preceded him in death.

Mr. Martz honorably served his country in the U.S. Army.

He first was engaged in farming, then became a purchaser of older farm machinery and vehicles. He removed and marketed the salable parts and then sold the remainder of the units for scrap metal. He enjoyed his work and loved being with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Survivors include: two sons, Paul Duane (JaNell) Martz of Westfield, and Frederick Kent (Patricia) Martz of Cicero; sister, Joyce Ann (Jim) Scott of Winston-Salem, N.C.; grandchildren, Jennifer (Eric) Roosa, Carolee (Anthony) Novak, Malinda (Mike) Brown, Shawn Martz, Ty Martz, and Kevin McKinley; along with eight great-grandchildren.