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Harlan Huber Martin, 52, of Seven Stars, (Millerstown), passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, from cancer.

Born Nov. 4, 1964, in Annville, Lebanon County, he was a son of Emma (Huber) Martin-Seibel, of Columbia, Pa. and the late Allen O. Martin. On June 28, 1986, he married his surviving wife, Linda A. (Zimmerman) Martin, with whom he shared 31 years of marriage.

He is survived by one son, Bradley Martin, of Millerstown; four daughters, Stephanie Shirk, wife of Larry, of McClure, and Lanita Martin, Alison Martin, and Charlotte Martin, all of Millerstown; three grandchildren, Megan, Alex, and Marjorie Shirk, of McClure; two brothers, Carl Martin, husband of Nancy, of Lititz, and Linford Seibel, of Columbia; three sisters, Arlene Snyder, of Millerstown, Joyce Witmer, wife of Duane, of Tyrone, and Julia Sensenig, wife of Thomas, of Columbia; four step-brothers and three step-sisters.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Harvey H. Seibel.

Harlan was a minister at Cocolamus Mennonite Church for 20 years. He lived his dream of farming, and was a founding partner of Seven Stars Dairy.

The visitation will be held from 1:30-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, with the funeral at 10 a.m. Monday, all at Bunkertown Church of the Brethren, McAlisterville.

Interment will be in Goodwill Cemetery.

He will be greatly missed.

The Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Online tributes and condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.
Published on August 18, 2017
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