1930 Martin 2024

Martin J. Ehde

May 1, 1930 — January 7, 2024


Martin J. Ehde, age 93, of Gulfport, passed away on January 7, 2024.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Beatrice Ehde; and his sister, Gwendolyn Ehde.

Martin is survived by his wife of 29 years, Beverly Nell Edhe; his stepchildren, Paula Ingram (Joe), David Sanford (Pam), Tim Sanford, DO, (Tracy); his siblings, Carol Faye Stowe (Leon) and John B. Ehde (Cindy Sue); his grandchildren James Ingram, Laura Sanford, DO, Mitchell Sanford, DO, Jaden Sanford, Katelyn Sanford, Hope Sanford, Matthew Sanford and Jamie Sanford; and 3 great-grandchildren.

Martin was a native of Minnesota and a resident of Gulfport. He received his PhD from Bob Jones University. He taught high school math and went on to teach Greek, upper lever math, and science at the University level.

He did research on Creationism, reading and collecting libraries of books and biking/running when able. He taught singles at First Baptist of Gulfport before Hurricane Katrina and seniors at First Methodist of Okmulgee, OK in later years.

Martin was a blessing and a ray of fun to all who knew him, he will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity or church.

Riemann Family Funeral Home, Gulfport, is serving the family.

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