Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
June 19, 1972 - Monday, pg 2
MARTHA (Wowarter) McDONALD
Mrs. M. McDonald Services Tuesday
Manlius: - Mrs. Murle (Martha) McDonald, 67, Tampico, died Saturday at Colonial Acres Nursing home at Rock Falls.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Church of Christ, Tampico, with Rev. Clark DeVore officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery. Friends may visit the Howard Johnson Funeral Home at Manlius, Monday from 1-4 and 7-9 p.m. A memorial has been established in her memory.
Mrs. McDonald was born May 27, 1905 at Knoxville, the daughter of Louis and Florence Weddel Wowarter. She married Murle McDonald Nov. 27, 1930, at Galesburg. She was a member of the Church of Christ, Tampico.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Kenneth, Lyndon, and Verle, New Bedford; four grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Robert (Minnie) King, Gilson; Mrs. Hersell (Verna) Stromberg, Galesburg, and Mrs. Walter (Daisy) Lindahl, Knoxville; two brothers Carl, Knoxville, and Lloyd, Phoenix, Ariz. She was preceded in death by one brother.