Goshen News, Goshen, IN

September 22, 2013

Martin 25th


GOSHEN — Jim and Alice (Houchin) Martin, Millersburg, are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.

They were married Sept. 24, 1988, at an Assembly of God church in Galesburg, Ill.

He has lived in the Goshen area since 1945, retiring in 1989 from Abitibi-Price in Middlebury and from farming.

She came to the Ligonier/Millersburg area from Minneapolis, Minn., where she owned and operated the Georgie Anne Garment Weaving  business in Minneapolis.

His three children include Don (De) Martin, South Bend, Robert “Robb” (Paula) Martin, Ohio, and Janice Martin, Indianapolis.

Her four children include Donnie (Connie) Houchin, Minneapolis, Minn., Carol Walker, St. Louis, Mo., Rosemary (Doyle) Patterson, Lubbock, Texas, and Denise (Michael) Orensteen, Minneapolis, Minn.

The couple has several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The Martins attend Strong Tower Worship Center in Ligonier. They plan to celebrate their anniversary privately.