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Martha Virginia Counts

December 28, 1927 ~ October 11, 2020 (age 92)

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Martha Virginia Counts, 92, Sidney, Ohio passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at St. Mary’s Joint Township Hospital, St. Mary’s, Ohio.  She was born December 28, 1927, in Sidney, Ohio the daughter of Edward and Erma (Starrett) Kupper.  

Martha was retired from Wagner Manufacturing and had a great interest in her large family. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and had a long enough life to see her great-great grandchildren! She was a happy and genuinely nice lady.

Surviving are two children, Karen (Andy) Schmidt and Russ (Jane (Downey) Counts; one brother, Robert Kupper and grandchildren, Tammy (Phillip) Jackson, Jodi (Ben) Kirtley, Tanya Counts, Tony (Brittney) Counts, Russell (Ashly) Counts; great-grandchildren, Shay, Dominique, Isiah, Mya, Mitch, Madalyn, Tyler, Taylor, Mikaila, Shauna, Antonio, Kaleb, Niko and Truman and great-great grandchildren, Saige, Myles, Savannah and Scotty.   She was preceded in death by one brother, Donald and two sisters, Betty Hughes and Marilyn Kloeker and a son.

Friends may call at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home, 502 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney from 5-7 pm, on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. If you show any symptoms of Covid -19, please pay your respects online. Also, social distancing and the normal precautions should be taken and common sense be utilized. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, October 15, 2020, at 10:30am at Holy Angels Catholic Church, Sidney Ohio, with Fr. Jarred Kohn officiating.  Burial will immediately following Mass at Graceland Cemetery. Any memorial contributions may be made in Martha’s memory to Shelby County Animal Shelter, 1100 Clem Rd, Sidney Ohio 45365. (937)498-7201. Online condolences may be expresses on . Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Counts family.   

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October 14, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home
502 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365

Mass of Christian Burial
October 15, 2020

10:30 AM
Holy Angels Catholic Church (Sidney, Ohio)

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