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Monday, Aug. 13, 2018
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Martha May


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Martha May

May 30, 1932 - August 9, 2018

BUCHANAN, MI - Martha May, 86, of Buchanan, MI passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Brentwood in Niles, MI.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Swem Chapel, 301 W. Front St., in Buchanan with Pastor Randy Pearman officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Buchanan. Friends may visit from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M., Monday, August 13, 2018 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Buchanan Township Fire Department or Bethel Baptist Church. Friends wishing to leave the family a message of condolence may do so at www.swemchapel.com.

Martha was born May 30, 1932 in New Troy, MI to Dan & Martha (Granke) Miller. She graduated from Buchanan High School in 1950. On September 16, 1950 she married James May in Buchanan, MI. Martha worked as a Deputy Clerk for Buchanan Township for many years. She was a phenomenal cook and enjoyed cooking for others. Martha also enjoyed sewing and crocheting.

Martha is survived by her daughters, Marcia (David) Crockett, Kim (Bruce) Klug, and Lisa May; son, Steve (Carla) May, 7 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Martha was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 sisters, and 3 brothers.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Aug. 11, 2018
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