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Martin T. Farmer
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    PO Box 633597
    Cincinnati, OH 45263-3597

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“Marty had a significant role in my banking career in his HR position at Continental Illinois Bank in Chicago. We had many visits between classes at...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Don Monteith - FL - Classmate

“I believe Marty and I attended Law school together at Loyola of Chicago. I also thought he was working at Continental Bank in the Personel Dept. He...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Don Monteith - Fort Myers, FL

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“I served with Captain Farmer in Vietnam with great pride for many days in combat. I was with him the day he and I and four others in the command...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Robert Sala - Cincinnati, OH

“Marty, you were an exceptional person and you had more impact on some of us than you realized. Mary will miss you the most but the "Hogs" will...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: John Waisath - Austin, TX

“A fellow Marine Office in 1st n 27th Marines in Hawaii and Viet Nam.. He could be counted on was a friend and he did a very good job in combat and...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Patrick Kahler - Bsnniing, CA

“Rest in peace Marty. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Laura Bartucci - Elmwood Park, IL

“Sad to see, Captain Farmer passing. I served under him in ,hawaii and Vietnam. RIP Captain. Semper Fi ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Mike Mccrary

“Sad to see Captain farmer passed. He was my CO great man. RIP.SEMPER FIMIKE MCCRARY C-Co 1/27 ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Mike Mccrary - Miami, FL

“Working with Marty at The First National Bank of Chicago was always a pleasure and a privilege. He played a major role in bringing to an end the...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Herb Prochnow Jr - Lake Forest, IL

“My deepest sympathy. My heart aches for you Mary. Sending prayers & love. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Merle Marks - Los Angeles, CA

“So sorry to say goodbye to a stouthearted Marine! And so sorry we didn't get to see him at last reunion. Our prayers are with you, Mary. May God give...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Abbie Kelly - Victoria, TX

“May his soul rest in peace. A lot of fond memories at the Hill. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: PATRICK Riley Sr - MONROE, LA

“Marty is with a loving God. And since Marty is in Good and God is in you, Marty is but a breathe, a heartbeat away.luld ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Donna LeMaire - I Sierra Vista, AZ

“Oh, Mary, I just heard this very sad news. I as m so so sorry.At the Symphony, I thought Marty was doing fine but just had the procedure on his...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Kathy Buckley - CINCINNATI, OH

“Kathy ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Kathy Buckley - CINCINNATI, OH


FARMER, Martin T. Beloved husband of Mary Lynn Farmer (nee Bochenek) for 28 years. Loving father of Christine (Fred) Kurtz and Martin J. Farmer.
Devoted grandfather of Travis, Bruce and Bobby Kurtz. Dear brother of Fran (Casey) Kuta and the late Thomas Farmer. Preceded in death by his wife of 25 years Elda Farmer (nee Marzinnelli) and his parents Thomas and Mae Farmer. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Marty attended St. Thomas Aquinas School and St. Mel's High School in Chicago. Following his graduation from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, Marty enlisted in the U.S Marine Corps. Captain Farmer spent 6 years with the Marines including 2 tours of Vietnam and was awarded a Purple Heart. Marty received his law degree from Loyola Law School in Chicago. He had a long career as a bank lobbyist in Washington, D.C. as Director of Legislative Affairs, 19 years with First National Bank of Chicago and 12 years with Barnett Banks of Jacksonville, FL. He was a lifelong basketball player. He had a special devotion to his fellow Marines.
Marty passed away peacefully in his home on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 77 years of age. Visitation on FRIDAY, February 8, 2019 at MEYER FUNERAL HOME, 5864 Bridgetown Rd. from 5:00PM to 7:00PM. Mass of Christian Burial on SATURDAY, February 9, 2019 at Our Lady of the Visitation, 3172 South Rd. at 10:00AM. Internment will take place on July 18th, 2019 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Honor Flight Tristate, 8627 Calumet Way, Cincinnati, OH 45249 or to Hospice of Cincinnati, PO Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263.

Military Service
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve • Captain
May 1964 through January 1969, Viet Nam