Martha J. Swanson Warstadt

Martha J. 
Swanson Warstadt
Martha Joyce Swanson Warstadt, formerly of Marshfield and Warsaw, MO, departed this life on 27 August 2020 at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, MO, from the effects of the coronavirus. She had been a resident of Century Pines Assisted Living, Ozark, MO, for the past 3 years.
She was born 25 January 1947 near Edwards, MO, to Hilmer J. and Annis Kincaid Swanson.
She graduated from Warsaw High School in 1965. In later years she fondly remembered her high school years and enjoyed helping to plan high school reunions. She worked in home health care for many years. In her youth she joined Fristoe Assembly of God Church and served as pianist. She later was pianist at Mt. Calvary Church, Strafford, MO.
On 28 June 1969 she married Tim Warstadt. To this union was born a son Randy.
Martha is survived by her son Randy of Marshfield, MO; two sisters, Barbara Allen of Plano, TX, and Mary Swanson of Buffalo, MO; a brother, Jon Swanson of Greenwood, MO; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers: Eugene E. Swanson, George D. Swanson, and Donald Lee Swanson.
Graveside memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 26, at 2:00 p.m. at Antioch Cemetery, Pittsburg, MO.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cantlon, Otterness, & Viets, Buffalo, MO.