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• Oct 29, 2015 at 11:36 AM

Dec. 18, 1927 April 29, 2007

SANDUSKY Martha Frances (Reid) Heidl, 79, of 2816 Campbell St., Sandusky and most recently of Admiral's Pointe Nursing Home in Huron, died Sunday morning in the Firelands Regional Medical Center, Main Campus, Sandusky.

She was born Dec. 18, 1927 in Birmingham, Ala. She was a 1945 graduate of Sandusky High School and had attended the Providence School of Nursing. She was employed as church secretary at the First Presbyterian Church, Sandusky before her retirement. Prior to this, Martha was secretary at Grace Episcopal Church, Sandusky. During her time as secretary, she taught Sunday School at both churches. She was a member of First Christian Church, Sandusky and was a Girl Scout leader for many years. She was a very talented artist and craft person.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Richard D. Heidl, whom she married Nov. 16, 1946 in Grace Episcopal Church, Sandusky; two daughters: Donna Schneider of Castalia and Carol Heidl of Sandusky; and one grandson: Shawn Schneider of Toledo.

She was preceded in death by her father, Amos Lamar Reid, Sr. in 1959; her mother, Pauline Freeman Reid Kinney in 1988; one brother: Amos Lamar Reid, Jr. in 1988; and her favorite uncle, the Rev. Herman Cobb in 1988.

Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church, 3410 S. Hayes Avenue, Sandusky. The Rev. Don Spurlock will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the First Christian Church. Pfeil Funeral Home, Sandusky Chapel, 617 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky is in charge of the arrangements.

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