Martha Johanna Carter
Martha Johanna Carter 90, of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Monday, July 9, 2012.
Martha was born in OST Grossefehn, Germany to Johan Theodore and Marie (DeWall) Meyer.
She married Frank Janssen on April 18, 1940 and to this union two sons were born. On July 1, 1978 she married Eugene Carter. Both husbands preceded her in death as well as her parents and one brother, Henry Meyer.
Martha worked for the St. Joseph State Hospital for over 25 years and retired in 1981.
She was a longtime member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church and an avid quilter.
Survivors include her sons, James Janssen and wife Judy of Sunrise Beach, Missouri and Gary Janssen of Edinburg, Texas; Four grandchildren, Julie Farrell, Jeff and Tad Janssen and Carrie Miles; 10 great-grandchildren; three sisters and one brother, Johanna Koolstra, Harriet Wagner, Dorothy Beiswenger and George Meyer; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Monday, St. Paul Lutheran Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The Family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 2:00 P.M. Sunday. The Family suggests memorial gifts to St. Paul Lutheran School.