Mary "Louise"?Martin, of New Franklin, passed away Sunday, December 18, 2011 at her home. She was 84 years old.
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Louise was born in Boonville on February 21, 1927 a daughter of Victor and Pauline Brockman Brueckner. She graduated from Laura Speed Elliott High School and was employed as a secretary at the Boonville Correctional Center for over twenty years. After retirement she volunteered at the Correctional Center as a foster grandparent. She was also a clerk at Reichel Antiques and Auction Service in Boonville. Mrs. Martin was a member of the Boonville Evangelical United Church of Christ. Her favorite hobbies included bowling and bingo and her family remembers her as generous with a "heart of gold."
Survivors include two sons, James Martin and wife, Charlotte of Columbia and Sammie Martin and wife, Louise of Franklin; a brother, Robert Brueckner of Boonville; three sisters, Thelma Gerke of Boonville, Emmarie Kempf of Pilot Grove, Lola Calvin of Columbia; seven grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchlidren.
Her parents, two grandsons and a sister preceded her in death.
Services celebrating and honoring her life will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at the Boonville Evangelical United Church of Christ with Rev. Judy Fiocco officiating. Burial will be at Boonesboro Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Boonville Evangelical United Church of Christ or the
in care of Marland-Yager Funeral Home, P.O. Box 126, New Franklin, Missouri 65274.
Arrangements by: Markland-Yager Funeral Home, New Franklin, Missouri.
Published in Boonville Daily News from Dec. 19 to Dec. 26, 2011