Martha Wolgram

Martha Wolgram

Martha Sophie Wolgram

“The hat lady”

was born on February 29th, 1916 in Frorup, Denmark and was called Home to be with her Lord on December 31st, 2012 at the age of 96 years.

Martha will be lovingly remembered by her three daughters, Marie (Dale) Marino, Rita (Fred) Makasoff and Carrol Sammartino, all of Vernon, B.C.; twelve grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Art on July 3rd, 1994; one daughter, Eleanor Wolgram on September 8th, 2006; two sons-in-law, Jack Sigalet on March 17th, 1990; and Terry Sammartino on January 26th, 1995.

The Funeral Service was held at Peace Lutheran Church on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 1:30 P.M. with Pastor Richard D. Schulz officiating. Interment followed in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Martha to either the Peace Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 1204-30th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1Z5 or to the Vernon Restholm Association, 2808-35th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 6B5.

Funeral arrangements were made with


5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5


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