E. Evelyn Martin
E. Evelyn Martin, 76, died Wednesday (Nov. 6, 2001) at Community Hospital of McCook.
She was born Oct. 21, 1925, at Lawrence to Alfred and Jane (Hannum) Roth. The family moved to Frontier County in 1932. She graduated from the Nebraska School of Agriculture at Curtis and McCook College. She taught school for more than 20 years.
On Oct. 21, 1946, she married Alvin Martin at her parent's home in Frontier County. They farmed in Frontier and Franklin Counties. They moved to Bartley in 1975, and in 1992, moved to Norfolk. After her husband's death in 1999, she returned to McCook where she lived until the time of her death.
She was a member of the Bartley Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Alvin in July 1999.
Survivors include her son, Al Martin and wife, Laura of Enola; one brother, Howard Roth of Indianola; one sister-in-law, Viola Gardiner and husband, John, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two nieces and five nephews.
Services will be Friday, 2 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Chapel with Roy Hart officiating. Cremation will follow the service. A private inurnment service for the family will be at a later date.
Visitation will be Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday 9 a.m. to noon.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Carpenter Breland is in charge of the arrangements.