Lifelong Marshall County resident Martha L. Muffley passed away at 8:25 a.m. on Thursday, November 10, 2022, at the Raclin Hospice House in Mishawaka.
Born on November 2, 1940, in Marshall County, Indiana, Martha was the daughter of Francis “Abe” and Sarah (Hiland) Ludwig. She attended Argos schools.
On April 28, 1961, in Argos Martha married Richard L. Muffley and welcomed a son, Rodney. She was a loving wife, mother, and homemaker.
Martha worked for Colvin Heating and Cooling as a receptionist and in her later years, she also babysat out of their home.
Martha was feisty, kind, politely outspoken, and didn’t mind being an advocate for others. She loved to make birthday cakes for her family, cook their favorite meals, and dinner was never eaten without a prayer said first. She adored their dogs they have had through the years: Buffy, Peaches, Bouncer, Peppy, Heidi and Bruiser.
Martha is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Richard; grandson Keith (Shannon) Muffley of Plymouth; great-grandchildren Payton and Jayla; and siblings, Frances (Floyd) Dorsey and David Ludwig.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sarah Ludwig and Francis and Violet Ludwig; son Rodney: siblings Irene Crieghbaum and Kenneth Ludwig; stepsiblings Sue Feagles, Donna Kring, Michael Kring, Bobby Kring, Charles Roscoe and Mary DeVos.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 18, 2022, from 5-7 p.m. at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Visitation will resume one hour prior.
Burial will be in the New Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Cancer Association of Marshall County, 9739 Sunnyside Dr., Plymouth, IN 46563 or the Humane Society of Marshall Co, PO Box 22, Plymouth, IN 46563.
Caryn Durski, Funeral Director