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Martha Sinclair Koenigsdorf

1918 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Martha Sinclair Koenigsdorf Obituary
MARTHA SINCLAIR KOENIGSDORF Martha Sinclair Koenigsdorf died peacefully after a brief illness on May 30, 2014 at age 96. Martha was born March 14, 1918 in Winnipeg, Manitoba and was preceded in death by her parents John and Clara Sinclair, sisters Grace Robertson, Mona Knapp, and Clara Sinclair, and her husband, the Honorable Richard H. "Dick" Koenigsdorf. She is survived by her brother John Sinclair, sister Edith Downing, son Keith (Fran), son Richard (Trudy), three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. An industrious, talented and gracious lady, Martha graduated in 1934 from Caldwell, KS High School, from Park College in 1938 and from UMKC in 1969 with a Masters degree. She proudly worked for 73 years in piano and organ sales and in the funeral services industry. Her marriage to Dick ended unexpectedly with his death in 1968, but their happy years together are remembered with fond memories of raising their children and entertaining law associates, fellow Shriners and Democratic party members, with Martha at the piano leading the singing. She continued playing piano until the week before her death. Always active, she traveled in her later years to Scotland to see her parents' homeland, to Mexico and Las Vegas, and to attend Sinclair family reunions. She gave up driving at age 94, ending her trips to Parkville's English Landing Park where she walked "to get her exercise." Cremation. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to . Visitation will be held on June 25, 2014 from 6-7 pm. at Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, MO followed by a memorial service. Mt Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home. 10507 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, MO 64131. (816) 942-2004 www.mtmoriah-freeman.com
Published in Kansas City Star on June 8, 2014
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