The Ottumwa Courier

November 24, 2012

Martha Birchmier, 81, Centerville


CENTERVILLE — Martha Lou (Marti) Birchmier, 81, of Centerville, died Nov. 22, 2012, at Golden Age Care Center in Centerville.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centerville; with Father Bill Hubmann officiating. A fellowship dinner will follow in the basement of St. Mary’s Church immediately following Mass. Burial will take place at 2 p.m. at Troy Cemetery, east of Bloomfield.

Visitation will be from 9 am. to 8 p.m. Friday at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory with the family present from 6-8 p.m. and a rosary at 5:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the 18-80 Club, the Golden Age Care Center and the Alzheimer’s Association and may be given to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. 

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