Martha M. Macklin, 96, of Ankeny, formerly of Cedar Rapids, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018, at Mill Pond Long Term Care in Ankeny. Services: 11 a.m. Friday, May 25, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, with Chad Herwald officiating. Visitation is one hour before the service at the funeral home.
Martha was born June 15, 1921, to Herman and Opal (Holman) Knaack, in Hurdland, Mo. She married Harold Paul Macklin on Dec. 7, 1940, in Lancaster, Mo. They enjoyed fishing together and taking many trips to the Gulf Coast. Martha and Paul lived in Cedar Rapids for over 50 years. She moved to Ankeny after Paul's death in 1997.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Pace and husband Richard of Geneseo, Ill., and Sharon Winistorfer and husband Stan of Cedar Rapids; son, Mike Macklin and wife Sandy of Ankeny; seven grandchildren, Mark Pace, Scott Pace, Amy Murray, Kendra Kemp, Deanna Herwald, Lindsay Macklin and Josh Macklin; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Paul; and all of her siblings.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Helen G. Nassif Cancer Institute in Martha's memory.
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