Edna E. Martin, 99, died Monday, April 8, 2013 at Hill Top House Nursing Home, Bucklin, Kan.
Edna E. Martin, 99, died Monday, April 8, 2013 at Hill Top House Nursing Home, Bucklin, Kan. She was born December 7, 1913 at Thornfield, Mo. to Logan and Elsie (Brown) Donaghue. She was a longtime Bucklin resident. She was an operator and clerk for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. retiring in 1977 after 37 years of service. She was a longtime member of the Dodge City Chapter of Telephone Pioneers and Bucklin Garden Club. Edna married Charles Martin. They divorced. She is survived by a step-sister, Frances Darragh of Lapier, Mich. and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Harold “Bud” Donaghue, and a sister, Marie Renfro. There will be a Graveside Service and interment at 2 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013 at the Bucklin Cemetery officiated by Rev. Rick Jones. Memorials are suggested to Hill Top House Nursing Home c/o Minnis Mortuary, PO Box 516, Bucklin KS 67834.