LAMAR-Services will held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Daniel Funeral Home for Martha Bayne Stahl, 89, Lamar, who died Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. Burial will be in Lake Cemetery.
Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 10 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lamar Untied Methodist Church, in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be shared at www.danielfuneralhome.net.
Survivors include her husband of 67 years, Don Stahl; two sons, Ralph Stahl and wife Ann and Jack Stahl and wife Sherri, all of Lamar; a daughter, Mary Davidson and husband Rick, Joplin; 10 grandchildren, Angel Patterson and husband Kevin, Donovan Stahl and wife Jessica, Marty Ansley and husband Jeremy, Becky Powell and husband Logan, Wendy Rose and husband Lindy, Kim Earl, Kelly Phipps and husband Brock, Kerry Cravens and husband Jason, Kaycia Jones and husband Joe and Ashley Davidson; 30 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, John Pahlow and a sister, Margaret Lee (Pahlow) James.
Mrs. Stahl was born June 7, 1924, at Lamar, to Lester and Margaret (Moran) Pahlow. After graduating from Lamar High School in 1942, she furthered her education at Stephens College in Columbia, Mo. She worked for Frank Thorpe at Thorco Industries for two years before joining the staff at Pahlow & Pahlow on the Lamar square. After many years with Pahlow & Pahlow she retired to devote more time to what she cherished most, being a wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed reading, jigsaw puzzles and cooking, making special “Saturday Night” memories for hr family. She will be remembered by many for her ready smile and warm hospitality. She was a member of Lamar United Methodist Church.
She married Donald Dee Stahl on Dec. 14, 1946, at Lamar.