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Doris Elaine Wissbaum Martin

Wednesday, October 17, 2001

Doris Elaine Wissbaum Martin

GRAND ISLAND -- Doris E. Wissbaum Martin, 76, died Saturday (Oct. 13, 2001) at her home in Grand Island.

She was born March 3, 1925, at St. Paul to Lawrence J. and Neva Wissbaum. She lived in the St. Paul and Grand Island area until moving to McCook at the age of 12 to complete her education. She worked at Larry's Cafe for many years.

On July 15, 1951, she married Gerald E. Martin at Oberlin. They moved to North Platte in 1964, and Grand Island in 1975. She was a volunteer at the Nebraska Veterans Home for many years.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Neva in 1973; her father, Lawrence in 1989; and her husband, Gerald in 1996.

Survivors include one son, Rick L. Martin and wife, M.L., of North Platte; two brothers, Larry Lee Wissbaum and wife, Arlita of Portland, Ore., and Jack Wissbaum and wife, Ann of Charlotte, N.C.; one sister, Judy Kulow of Portland, Ore.; one half-sister, Lois Jane Beneda and her husband, Owen of McCook; her step-mother, Esther Wissbaum of McCook; one granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.

Entombment will be at a later date at the mausoleum at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Grand Island.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials may be given in her name to the Nebraska Veterans Home.

Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home of Grand Island is in charge of the arrangements.