Obituaries » Martha D. Stewart
February 5, 1946 - December 2, 2017
Martha D. Stewart, 71, of Lima, passed away at 6:15 AM on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born on February 5, 1946 in Lima, to Virgil and Alice (Gade) Patten, who both preceded her in death. She married Carroll John “Johnny” Stewart, Jr., who preceded her in death on June 6, 1992.
Martha was a homemaker and a member of St. Gerard Catholic Church. She was an ardent supporter of Marimor and loved to help others. She loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren and loved to keep up with her family.
Surviving are her children Jeffrey Patten and Staci Stewart both of Lima; her grandchildren Kaylee and Kaden; her siblings Christine (Dennis) Bosch of Hot Springs, AR, Joseph Patten of Cedar Rapids, IA, Meg (Robert) Taggi of Lima, Gerard Bowsher of Ft. Worth, TX, Michelle (Mathew) Stramel of Cedar Rapids, IA and Michael (Karan) Bowsher of West Point, CA.
She was preceded in death by her brother Thomas Patten and her sister-in-law Kathy Patten.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at St. Gerard Catholic Church, where the family will receive friends for one hour prior to the mass.
Father Mike Houston will officiate the mass.
Interment will immediately follow the mass in Gethsemani Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com