Mildred Martens

Graveside memorial services for Mildred M. Martens, 93, Wheatland, were held Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 in Pine View cemetery, Wheatland, with Pastor Diane Prichard officiating.

Mrs. Marten died Jan. 20 at Genesis Medical Center in DeWitt.

The daughter of Fred G. and Ruth Welty Horstmann, she was born Dec. 5, 1922 in Toronto, Iowa. She married Ralph Martens on Aug. 14, 1949 at St. Paul’s UCC.

Mrs. Martens enjoyed flowers and gardening, and loved to read.

She is survived by her husband; a daughter, Lisa Baker; and five grandchildren, Danielle, Tanner, Chase, Chelsie and Natalie.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Ken.

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