Martha Van Kirk

VAN KIRK, Martha A. Schell, 75, of Steubenville, OH, died Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Trinity West ER.

She was born in Steubenville, OH, on July 12, 1937, the daughter of the late LeRoy and Agnus Stewart Schell.

She was retired from the School of Bright Promise as a bus driver. Martha was Presbyterian by faith and an avid Big Red football and Steubenville High School band fan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Tom Schell.

Martha is survived by her children, Lynn (Mike) Dheel of Pickerington, OH, Thomas Van Kirk and Scottie Van Kirk, both of Steubenville, OH, Schelley (Dave) Brooks of Dillonvale, OH, Larry (Nicole) Van Kirk of Toronto, OH and Tracey (Sam) Jackson of Steubenville, OH; grandchildren Larry Van Kirk, Christina Jordan, Preston, Donell and Gary Turner, Zack and Anna Van Kirk, Ricky (Taylor) Fugate, Katie-Lynn and Kendrick Dheel; six great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Shorac Funeral Home (formerly McClaves), 611 N. 4th Street, Steubenville, OH, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Burial at Fort Steuben Burial Estates.

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