Wayne Arthur “Marth” Marthaler, a former Ridgefielder, died Sunday, June 16, in Goodyear, Ariz. He was 77 years old.
The youngest of three children, Mr. Marthaler was born Feb. 15, 1936 in Chicago, Ill., son of the late Art and Mabel Marthaler. He earned an undergraduate degree in physical education from the University of Illinois and a master’s in business administration from Northwestern University. He met Patricia Ann “Tess” Tesar at the University of Illinois and were married in 1961.