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Martha Jane Mcgrath

November 3, 1922 — August 7, 2022

Martha Jane McGrath 99, of Derby, KS; passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022.
Martha was born in Chanute, KS; to Ralph and Grace (Williams) Drake on November 3, 1922.

She was a Chanute high school graduate with the class of 1940, then her desire was to attend Mary Grimes school of Nursing and achieve her degree as a (LPN) Licensed Practical Nurse, working for Dr. Edward Long, Dr. Herbert Rollow and Ashley Clinic.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and enjoyed genealogy and her great grandchildren that she dearly loved.

She is survived by one son; Richard Johnson of Derby, KS; her grand-daughter Angela Holland; and her great- grandchildren; Kaitlin, Dakota, and Karsin Holland.

Martha is preceded in death by her parents; her husband James McGrath, her son, Tom Johnson, grandson; Chris Johnson, and her siblings, Margaret Ranabarger, and Betty Shipley.

Memorials are suggested to First Presbyterian church of Chanute, KS; and can be left with or mailed to the funeral home.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 20, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Wickham Family Funeral Home 500 N. Forest Ave. Chanute, KS, with burial at Neosho County Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date.
Services are under the guidance of Wickham Family Funeral Home, Chanute, KS.

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Saturday, August 20, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Wickham Family Funeral Home - Chanute

500 North Forest Avenue, Chanute, KS 66720

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