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Martha Elizabeth Carter Marker

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Martha Elizabeth Carter Marker

Ottumwa - Martha Elizabeth Carter Marker, 76, of Ottumwa, IA passed away Friday, June 8, 2018 in Ottumwa under the care of Hospice of Davis and Wapello County. Funeral services will be held beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at the Eldon United Methodist Church. Visitation will begin at noon on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 with the family present to greet friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Memorial contributions in Martha's honor may be directed to the Eldon United Methodist Church or Hospice of Davis and Wapello County. Friends may sign the online guestbook at

Martha was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Clifford and Fred Carter; two sisters, Rosemary Carter and Betty Shumaker; one nephew, Terry Shumaker and the children's father Loren Marker.

Left to share her story are her children, Bryan Marker (Christopher Erickson) of Des Moines, IA, Michele Marker (Mark Skinner) of Cedar Rapids, and Melinda (Graham) Charron of New Virginia, IA; five grandchildren, Jeremiah Love, Stacey Wyatt, Amber Perry, and Jorden and Jade Charron, as well as ten great grandchildren; four sisters, Lucille Sapp, Dorothy Wells, Ruth Ann Downing, and Patty (Denny) Durflinger; one brother, Allen (Martha) Carter; lifelong best friend, Lori Peercy, as well as many very special nieces and nephews.
Published in Des Moines Register on June 12, 2018
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