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Martha L. Burgtorf

June 9, 1935 ~ November 22, 2014 (age 79)

Martha L. Burgtorf, 79, of Quincy died at 10:45 a.m. Saturday (November 22, 2014) in the Ashland Healthcare in Ashland, Missouri.

Born June 9, 1935 in Marion County, Missouri, Martha was the daughter of Oliver and Bessie Hoke Davis.

Martha was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. She enjoyed doing puzzles, reading, watching western movies and TV shows. In her younger years she liked to bowl. Martha was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fan and Chicago Bears Football fan. She especially loved spending time with her family.

Martha was employed at Good Samaritan Home as a beautician for many years until her retirement.

Survivors include two daughters, Tracey Hadsell (Robert Jr.) of Ashland, Mo Kimberly Pickle of Quincy; eight grandchildren Jennifer Ralston (Brad), Shannon McCoy (Stacy), Bobby Hadsell III (Suzie), Bethany Hadsell, Alex Burkett, Joshua Humke, Lenzie Pickle and McKenzie Pickle; seven great grandchildren; a brother Donald Davis (Nancy) of Durham, MO.; and several nieces and nephews.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents, two son's, Lewis "Skeeter" Burgtorf Jr. and Mark Wayne Burgtorf, a grandson Lance Kinyon, four brothers Charles, Pearl, Kenneth and Leroy Davis, and four sisters Lily Spratt, Violet Foltz, Neva Bradfield and Nedra Davis.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Wednesday morning in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Monsignor Michael Kuse officiating. Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 and Wednesday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the family.
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