Martha Maize Sherman

Martha Sherman, of Olathe, died peacefully on Sunday February 12, 2012, six months after being diagnosed with lung cancer. Born Martha Maize in St. Louis, MO, on September 22, 1923 to parents Ted Estelle and Bert Maize, she was a 1945 graduate of Washington University and a Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumna. She married Thomas E. Sherman in 1954, in San Francisco, CA, and is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Dean & Charles Bemis of Lenexa; daughter and son-in-law, Sarah & Edward Hirsch of California; nephew Chuck Bemis and wife Cathy Wiley of California; and nephew Dean Bemis and wife Claire, of St. Charles, Illinois. Martha’s son, Matthew, preceded her in death in March, 2011. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Fort Madison, Iowa.


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  1. Irene C. Stehli on March 20, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    We shared more than twenty years of happy memories living in Stone Ridge,CF, Ohio and another thirty while we were in Florida and you in Kansas. We both miss you, Martha, and you will always be in our hearts. Irene and Frank, Anne, Bob, John and Edgar.

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