Martha (Reed) Ubelhor Cadwallader, age 70, of Lafayette, passed away in her home surrounded by her family at 12:34 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2013. Born May 12, 1943 in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late David Neil and Clara (Hale) Reed. She was a graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School and attended Lafayette Business College.
She was formerly married to David Joe Ubelhor of Lafayette on December 1, 1963 and he survives. She married Gerald E. Cadwallader on October 19, 1990 in Lafayette and he preceded her in death on January 3, 2011. Martha was a supervisor in Building Services at Purdue University
before retiring due to health reasons. She had previously worked as a sales clerk at the former Woolco and Hills Department stores and J.C. Penney. She was a member of Evergreen Wesleyan Church. Martha loved the Lord, her family, crocheting and going to garage sales.
Surviving is her son David L. Ubelhor and his daughter Cabrielle of Lafayette, daughter Cheryl Ubelhor (fiancé Mark Kotyuk) of Indianapolis, brother Neil Reed (partner Paula Westcott Applegate) of Delphi, two sisters Davida Love (husband Don) of Lafayette and Judy Ludberg (husband Larry) of Rossville, sister-in-law Nanette Reed of San Diego, CA, many beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by an infant brother Phillip Allen Reed and brother David O. Reed.
Visitation 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Service 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Joseph Park officiating. Burial to follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette to Benefit Lafayette Crisis Center Endowment Fund. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com