Smith Center - Donna E. Martin, 90, passed away on Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Mount Joseph Senior Village, Concordia, KS.
Donna was born November 26, 1930, in Waldo, KS, the daughter of Herbert John and Clara Pearl (Westfall) Bushell. On September 24, 1949, she married Leland Verle Martin in Abilene, KS, to this union they were blessed with five children, Steve, Dennis, Gary, Rob and Pam.
Donna was a member of Smith Center Church of the Nazarene, VFW Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, Republican County Chairman, Delegate to the 1st District and to the State, Historical Society President (15 years), Church Board, Sunday School Teacher, Bob Dole's County Chairman, Economical Organization, Meals on Wheels and Boy Scout Den Mother.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Leland on February 8, 2006, two sons, Steve and Gary Martin, a brother Clair Dean Bushell, a sister Babe McKinley, a granddaughter Melanie Martin and a great-great granddaughter Steely Hake.
Donna is survived by two sons, Dennis Martin of Smith Center, Rob (Roxie) Martin of Jamestown; one daughter, Pam (Jack) Metz of Hutchinson; nine grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Church of the Nazarene, 117 E. New York St., Smith Center, with Pastor Jeremy Carr officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday July 13, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with family present to greet friends from 5-7 p.m., at All Faiths Funeral Chapel, 113 S. Madison St., Smith Center. Burial will take place in Fairview Cemetery, Smith Center. Memorials may be given to Smith Center Church of the Nazarene or Smith County Historical Society and can be sent in care of the funeral chapel.