Martin “Marty” Dean Unger

June 24, 2017

Martin “Marty” Dean Unger, 68, of Frankfort, passed away on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon.

He was born on August 22, 1948 in Frankfort to Martin VanBuren and Wilma Dean (Carter) Unger.  He married Vicki Wagner on November 17, 1968 and she survives.

Marty is a lifelong Clinton County resident and a 1966 graduate of Frankfort High School.  He was a truck driver for the Teamsters Union and locally worked for Turner and Sagamore Trucking.  He was a member of the Tabernacle of Christ in Colfax and a member of the Moose Lodge #7.  He was an animal lover and spent a lot of time reading his Bible and keeping in touch with friends and family.

Memorial donations may be made in Marty’s honor to the Tabernacle of Christ Church or to the family to assist with expenses.  Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center is honored to assist the Unger family.

Visitation and Services

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the Tabernacle of Christ Church in Colfax. 

Survived by:

Surviving along with his Wife:  Vicki of Frankfort are his Son:  Evan (Nicole) Unger of Omaha, NE;  Daughter:  Erin Unger of Frankfort;  Brother:  Ron (Leah) Unger of Galesburg, IL;  Sisters:  Karen Gibbs of Frankfort and Lynne Martin of Mulberry;  Grandchildren:  Solar Ray Unger, Celine Sargent, and Celeste Sexton;  and Great-Grandson:  Aydan Sexton.

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son:  Jason Unger in 1992.


Leave your Condolences

9 Condolences for “Martin “Marty” Dean Unger”

  1. Rachel Hunt June 27, 2017 at 6:10 pm

    I am so sorry Aaron for your loss, I am praying for you and all the family members.

  2. Ron Kerby June 27, 2017 at 7:24 pm

    Thoughts and prayers to the family.
    Ron Kerby FSHS 66

  3. June Davis June 28, 2017 at 9:47 am

    Vicki, so sorry to hear of Marty’s passing. Love and prayers to you and your family.

  4. Douglas Sargent June 28, 2017 at 12:27 pm

    Sending our love and prayers.

  5. Susan Davis June 28, 2017 at 2:29 pm

    Vicki, Evan, and Erin
    So sorry for your loss. Marty was a good guy. He and I were king and queen of the 12th night ceremony when we were in brownies and boy scouts. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Susan Michael Davis
    Class of 1966

  6. Linda Gibson Benge June 29, 2017 at 3:10 pm

    So very sorry to hear this..last time we saw Marty was at Colfax Old Hickory Days! He was always smiling and pleasant. Heaven has welcomed another great guy. Prayers to all the family.

  7. Rise Miller Compton June 29, 2017 at 9:41 pm

    July 2016 had a wonderful phone conversation of our years at FSHS and our upcoming 50th Reunion. He was a kind and gracious gentleman! Always asked my sister, Michele about me! Prayers to his family.
    Rise Miller Compton
    FSHS Class of 1966

  8. Bill and Colleen Hufford July 2, 2017 at 11:49 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Bill and I remember Marty at Frankfort. We are comforted by his personal faith. We pray your family finds comfort in Jesus.

  9. Kathy Emery Sharp Fisher July 4, 2017 at 10:37 am

    Marty and my brother Dennis were close friends in their teens-he was a wonderful person-I am so sorry for your loss.
    My prayers are with you and your family.

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