HAUBSTADT — Doris A. Martin, 72, of Haubstadt, passed away at her home surrounded by her family on Sept. 26, 2017.
She was born to late Clem and Nettie (Obert) Kiesel on Oct.17, 1944 in Haubstadt.
Doris graduated from Haubstadt High School as the valedictorian in 1962. She married her husband Stephen in October of 1964. She worked as a banker for 35 years and as secretary at Haubstadt Community School for 10 years. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Sts. Peter and Paul Altar Society and a recipient of the Brute Award. She loved doing readings in church, quilting, camping with her friends, being with her kids and grandkids, golf cart riding, gardening, and flowers.
Besides her parents, Doris is preceded in death by a brother, Marvin Kiesel; and two sisters, Eloise Ziliak and Rosie Elpers.
She is survived by her loving husband of almost 53 years, Stephen Martin of Haubstadt; children Alan (Tamora) Martin of Grayson, Georgia, Thomas (Christine) Martin of Haubstadt, Ryan (Sally) Martin of Santa Claus, sisters; Aline (Bernie) Elpers of Haubstadt, Marilyn (Bob) Sokeland of Fort Branch; and grandchildren Treva, Kenzie, Samuel, Rachel, and Gabriel Martin.
Mass of Christian burial is at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Haubstadt with Father Tony Ernst as the celebrant. Visitation is from 2-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, and again from 9 a.m. to service hour Saturday at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Rosary service is at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 at Stodghill Funeral Home. Burial will be in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery. Donations can be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church or to Riley Children’s Hospital. Expressions of sympathy made at stodghillfuneralhome.com.