Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

November 25, 2012

Martha Lou (Marti) Birchmier

Daily Iowegian

CENTERVILLE — Martha Lou (Marti) Birchmier, 81, of Centerville, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 at Golden Age Care Center, Centerville.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centerville with Father Bill Hubmann officiating. A fellowship dinner will follow in the basement of St. Mary’s Church immediately following mass.  Burial will take place at 2 p.m. at Troy Cemetery east of Bloomfield. A visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. with the family present from 6-8 p.m. A rosary will be held on Friday at the funeral home at 5:30 p.m.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to either the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the 18-80 Club, the Golden Age Care Center or the Alzheimer’s Association and may be given to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544.  Condolences may be shared online at