Obit: King, Martha V. (1907 - 2004)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: King, Nebel, Schilling, Hansen, Norman, Adams, Bandt, Brown

----Source: Oshkosh Northwestern (Oshkosh, Wis.) 22 Feb. 2004

King, Martha V. (30 Nov. 1907 - 19 Feb. 2004)

COLOMA-Martha V. King, age 96, of Coloma, passed away Thursday evening, February 19, 2004, at Wild Rose Manor.

She was born November 30, 1907 in Chili, WI., the daughter of Louis and Bertha (Nebel) Schilling. She married Walter G. King on June 9, 1926. He preceded her in death on December 29, 1993.

She and her late husband operated the former King's Corner Grocery Store in Coloma for many years until her retirement in 1967. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Coloma. Martha taught Sunday school and served as pianist at Church for sometime.

She is survived by two sons, Walter "Wally" (Fern) King, Coloma, and Floyd (the late, Helen) King, Coloma; six grandchildren, Scott (Marilyn) King, Hancock, Brenda (Daniel) Hansen, Waupaca, Randy (Diane) King, McFarland, Becky (Dave) Norman, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Mitchell (fiancee Rose) King, Colorado Springs, CO, Vicki (Gerry) Adams, Coloma; Four great grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Bandt, Neillsville; one brother-in-law, Darwin (Esther) King, Coloma; two sisters-in-law, Edith Schilling, Marshfield, and Dorothy King, Juneau. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Ezra and Ferdinand, three sisters, Bertha, Esther and Lizzie, and by her daughter-in-law, Helen King.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, February 23, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. in Calvary United Methodist Church in Coloma with the Rev. Dr. Rick Brown officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Coloma. Visitation will be held on Sunday at the Church from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services.

Leikness Funeral HomeWautoma (920) 787-3746

 

 


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