OBITUARY - ANNA L. (HUNTER) MARTIN
Anna L. MARTIN was born in Jefferson Township in Ringgold County, Iowa, on August 11, 1897. Her parents were
Albert HUNTER and Marguriete Belle SIMPSON HUNTER. She passed away May 30, 1986, at Beloit Memorial Hospital in
Beliot, Wisconsin, following a short illness.
Anna married Harold Lee MARTIN in Shannon City, Iowa, in May, 1916.
Her husband "Lee" passed away in 1926, and an infant son died soon afterwards.
She continuted to run the
farm and raised her four young children. She farmed until 1980. Anna spent the last five years of her life in
nursing homes - two years in Clearfield, Iowa; and three years in Beliot, where she moved to be near her granddaughter,
Lyla BURICH of Beliot, and her daughter, Shirley.
She is sruvived by three daughters, Cheryle BIBB and Freda O'NEAL,
both of Los Angeles, California; and Shirely PLOMEDAHL of Eau Claire, Wisconsin; as well as several grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons (Fred and Lee) and a long-time
friend, Rex TINDLE.
Services were held June 3, 1986, from the United Methodist Church at Shannon City, Iowa,
conducted by Rev. John TUNNICLIFF. Music was provided by Mrs. Rex SIMPSON and Russell HENRY.
were Ron SIMPSON, Mike SIMPSON, Larry ENGLAND, Keith BULLOCK, Clarence EKLUND and Robert McCULLEY. Burial was
in Oakland Cemetery at Shannon City, Iowa.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2010
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