Obit: Muir, Martha (1894-1983)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson


Surnames: Muir, Allen, Snelling, Hass, Rank, Schueller, Kampin, Brost, Cochran, Bashford, Viebrantz

----Source: Marshfield News-Herald (03 August 1983)

Muir, Martha (14 December 1893-2 August 1983)

Mrs. Sam (Martha) Muir, 88, of Marshfield, who had been a resident of Marshfield Convalescent Center since September, died Tuesday at St. Joseph's Hospital. She had been a patient there since July 25.

Services will be Saturday at Hansen Funeral Home. The Rev. Virgil E. Taylor of First Presbyterian Church will officiate. William A. Allen will be soloist, and Mrs. Carol Snelling, organist. Burial will be in Nasonville Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Randall Hass, Jeffrey, Joel and Ronald Rank and Michael, Steven, Robert and Allen Schueller.

Visitation will be at Hansen Funeral Home.

The former Martha Kampin was born December 14, 1894 in the Town of Fremont, Clark County, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Tina Viebrantz) Kampin and received her education there. She and Sam Muir were married August 20, 1914 in First Presbyterian manse in Nasonville. They observed their golden wedding anniversary in August 1964. Mr. Muir died April 21, 1968.

After their marriage they lived in rural Clark County until moving to Marshfield in 1936. She had lived here since and was employed by Roddis Plywood Corp for 11 years.

A member of First Presbyterian Church, Mrs. Muir is survived by a son, Robert of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas; three daughters, Mrs. Betty Schueller of MacFarland, Mrs. Leonard (Jean) Rank and Mrs. Beverly Brost, both of Marshfield; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Ms. Mabel Cochran of West Hampstead, New York, and Mrs. Elsie Bashford of Valparaiso, Indiana.

She was predeceased by her parents, two brothers and four sisters.



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