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Martha Albertson

December 14, 1925 - August 2, 2014

Burial Date January 1, 1970

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Martha Jane Albertson, 88, passed away August 2, 2014 at her home.

Martha was born December 14, 1925 in Portsmouth, OH, to Albert and Mabel Pyles Dodds who preceded her in death. On June 29, 1946 she married Dr. John D. Albertson who preceded her in death on May 3, 2013.

She married John when he returned home from World War II and supported him through medical school. Following his graduation, Martha helped him set up his practice in Lima, working until she became a stay-at-home mom. She was first a member of Epworth United Methodist Church and then Trinity United Methodist Church, Lima. She was a member of the Eastern Star, La Sertoma, and the Lotus Club, holding leadership positions in each club. Martha was a dedicated volunteer, having over 7000 hours at Lima Memorial Health System. She loved to knit, cook family dinners, and travel.

Survivors include her daughter, Anne Larry Wenger; daughter-in-law, Debra Albertson; seven grandchildren, Jonathan Albertson, Jennifer Mike Rope, Julie Matt Klaus, Andie Dan Mobley, Adam Geiger, Andy Katherine Wenger, and Emily Matt Reynolds; eighteen great-grandchildren, Hayden, Channing, Ella, Bree, Victoria, Richard, George, Elizabeth, Jacob, Meghan, Maggie, Jackson, Ashton, Brock, Colby, Emma, Isabelle, and Cameron.

She was preceded in death by her son, Thomas B. Albertson; and two sisters, Mary Ann Morrison, and infant, Norma Dodds.

Services will be held Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Chiles-Laman Funeral Cremation Services – Shawnee Chapel. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery following the service.

Friends may call from 10:00 am until the time of services Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Lima Memorial Health System Auxiliary.

Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.


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