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Laurie P. Martishius

May 10, 1957 ~ March 9, 2018 (age 60)

Laurie P. Martishius, 60 of Tiffin, Ohio died Friday, March 9, 2018 in Defiance, Ohio.

She was born on May 10, 1957 in Defiance, Ohio to John & Laura (Schomburg) Lewis. Laurie married Walter A. Martishius on February 14, 1989 in Niagara Falls, NY.

Surviving is her son Alexander (Janelle) Matrishius of Cincinnati, mother Laura Peffley of Defiance, stepfather Floyd Brown of Defiance, stepmother Mary Lewis of Tennessee, brothers Gary (Karen) Lewis of Defiance, Scott (Amy) Lewis of Evansport, sister Linda (Doug) Welly of Bryan, stepbrother Michael (Sally) Lewis of Sylvania, one grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews. 

She is preceded by her husband and her father.

Laurie was a high school French and English teacher at Fostoria and Springfield High Schools. She graduated from Tinora High School and received her Bachelor's degree from the University of the Cumberlands in Cumberland, KY and her Masters from the University of Toledo. She was a very active member of Christ Church at Tiffin and volunteered at the Sharing Kitchen in Tiffin.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 11 a.m at the Christ Church at Tiffin with the Pastor Curt Gallmeyer officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria, Ohio. Burial will be in Sand Ridge Cemetery in Bascom, Ohio.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Christ Church at Tiffin, the Sharing Kitchen or to the charity of your choice. 

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