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Martin D. Krick
June 7, 1941 ~ January 2, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Martin Dean Krick, age 81, of Celina, passed away Monday, January 2, 2023, at Vancrest of St. Marys.
Born on June 7, 1941, in Celina, he was a son of the late Henry Junior Krick and Marcile Irene (Sherman) Krick.
Martin and Betty Ann Karges were united in marriage on June 10, 1972. Their son, Alyn Christopher Krick, preceded them in death February 16, 1994, and Betty passed away on November 6, 2006.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law: Cory and Sara M. Krick of Celina, and a daughter and son-in-law: Sara Ann and Josh Middleton of Milford Center. Martin leaves behind a granddaughter, Chablis Krick, and a grandson, Grasyn Dean Middleton. Other survivors are his brother and sister-in-law: Larry and Alice Krick of Celina, and a sister-in-law, Martha Krick of Mendon.
A brother, Lowell Krick, also preceded him in death.
A 1959 graduate of Mendon-Union High School, Martin earned a Bachelor of Science in Education Degree from Defiance College, and began working on his Master's Degree in Counseling.
Martin retired from Marion Local Schools in Maria Stein, where he was a Teacher for 35 years. During his career, he taught classes in History, Government, Spanish and Psychology. Martin had been very active at Marion Local, and was formerly President of the Teacher's Union at the school. He also tutored students in Spanish, and worked as a language interpreter in the local courts.
Martin was a member of Celina First Church of God, where he had been a former Elder, taught Sunday School, and performed as a soloist. Favorite activities Martin enjoyed were: gardening, reading, cooking, listening to music, and singing. He also loved to talk, and was quite a conversationalist.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 6, at the Celina First Church of God, with Pastor Craig Flack, officiating.
Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling Hours are 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 5, at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina, and an hour before services on Friday, January 6, at the Church of God.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Celina First Church of God Mission Fund or EverHeart Hospice Palliative Care.