Martha J. Trautmann
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Martha Jean Trautmann, 62, of Lafayette, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 23, 2014.
She was born to Rev. Kenneth and Lorraine Roufs, December 30, 1951, in Rush City, Minnesota. She married Michael Trautmann in 1974, and they moved to Lafayette in 1995 with their daughter Sarah, also of Lafayette.
Martha was a teacher and the Music Director at St. James Lutheran Church and School. Prior to that, she had served at Zion Lutheran School in New Palestine, Indiana and First Lutheran Church and The Lutheran School in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Music Ministry Fund of St. James Lutheran Church, 800 Cincinnati Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47901.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at St. James Lutheran Church on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 1:30 PM. A reception for the friends and family of Martha to celebrate her life will be held immediately following the service at The Trails Banquet Facility, 325 Burnett Road West, Lafayette, Indiana. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care.
Hippensteel Funeral Home, Inc.
822 North Ninth Street Lafayette, IN 47904
Published in the Journal & Courier from Jan. 23 to Jan. 24, 2014