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Martin D. Gresse
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Martin D. Gresse, age 69, of New Paris, OH, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Born on February 14, 1948 in Changsha, China, son of the late Rev. Alfred O. & Herta M. (Krumholz) Gresse.

Martin had worked at Kemper Cabinets, Birck’s Hardware and Ace Hardware both in Richmond, IN before retiring. He was the organist at Calvary Baptist Church in Richmond, IN for many years. 

Survived by his Brother: John (Gretel) Gresse of Springfield, OH; Sisters: Irmgard Gresse & Erika Makatura both of Hayward, CA; several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Barnes Funeral Home, 109 West Main St., New Paris, OH with Pastor Curt Nies officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. 

In Lieu of Flowers, please donate to the Liebenzell Mission of USA, Inc., P.O. Box 66, Schooley's Mountain, NJ 07870-0066 or to Cavalry Baptist Church, 121 SW E Street, Richmond, IN 47374. Condolences may be sent via

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Barnes Funeral Home

109 West Main Street
New Paris, OH 45347

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2:00 PM
Barnes Funeral Home

109 West Main Street
New Paris, OH 45347

Memorial Contribution

Liebenzell Mission of USA, Inc.

P.O. Box 66
Schooley's Mountain, NJ 07870-0066

Cavalry Baptist Church

121 SW E Street
Richmond, IN 47374.

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