Martha M. Rawling
Martha M. Rawling, age 89, of Sheboygan, died Tuesday morning, February 18, 2014 at Meadow View Manor.
She was born July 8, 1924 in Sheboygan, WI to Dominic and Frances (Altman) Yerkman. On November 9, 1946 Martha and Jesse E. Rawling were united in marriage at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Sheboygan. He preceded her in death on May 3, 1958.
For twenty years Martha was employed as a baker in food service at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital, retiring in 1989.
Over the years Martha was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sheboygan where she also willingly volunteered her time. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her son, Dean Rawling of Portage, WI; her grandchildren, Jesse (Erica) Rawling of Shorewood, WI, Jennifer Rawling of Portland, OR, Tracy Hoard and Stacy Hoard both of Sheboygan; great-grandchildren, Max Rawling, Everett Hoard, and Brookelyn Zidax.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her sons, Dan Rawling and Jesse Rawling; four brothers and three sisters.
Graveside services will be held in May at Wildwood Cemetery.
Martha's family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the caring staff at Meadow View Manor these last four years.
To light a candle or sign the guestbook, visit:www.ballhornchapels.com
Published in Sheboygan Press on Feb. 20, 2014