Martha <I>Schneider</I> Senft

Martha Schneider Senft

WaKeeney, Trego County, Kansas, USA
Death 2 Nov 2010 (aged 94)
Pawnee City, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Table Rock, Pawnee County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 98903086 · View Source
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Martha (Schneider) Senft of Table Rock, Nebraska passed away on November 2, 2010 at the Pawnee Manor in Pawnee City, Nebraska. She was born December 27, 1915 on a farm close to WaKeeney, Kansas to William H. and Mary D. (Schemm) Schneider.

Martha was baptized and confirmed in 1930 in a little country church, Bethlehem Lutheran, at Trego Center near WaKeeney. She graduated high school from Hebron Academy at Hebron, Nebraska.

She met and married Rudolph "Rudy" J. Senft on March 15, 1936. They had two children; June Diane born June 1, 1937 and John Mark born on May 15, 1944.

They made their home at Table Rock, and were charter members of Faith Lutheran church in Humboldt, Nebraska.

From the early years on she was active in many areas: helping Rudy at the Table Rock Argus newspaper, teaching bible school, and being a leader in 4-H and cub scouts. She loved to sew for her family and others, did upholstering and refinished furniture. She thoroughly enjoyed writing a newspaper column called "Bits and Pieces". Other favorite activities were traveling, bowling, dancing. Martha loved anything outdoors hiking, biking, yardwork, flower gardening, walking and watching the birds.

She died at the Pawnee Manor where she had resided for 3 1/2 months. She reached the age of 94 years, 10 months and two days.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Rudy, brother Ernie, sisters, Louise, Rose, Frieda and Elnora.

She is survived by her children; daughter June Whitney; son John Senft and wife Diane; sisters JoAnn Ries and Carrie Walker and husband Howard; five grandchjildren and many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

According to her wishes there will be no services after cremation, there will be a private memorial service.

(Pawnee Republican, Nov. 18, 2010 pg. 5)

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