Awanda June (Flatt) Marth, 82, of Bethalto, passed away at 11:33 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
She was born Jan. 4, 1933, in Eldred, the daughter of Lester Calvin and Elsie (Savage) Flatt.
She married Theodore Henry Marth Jr. on Oct. 6, 1951, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alton. He preceded her in death on Nov. 8, 2009.
Awanda was a secretary at Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto for 17 years, retiring in 1994. She was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church and the Bethalto Senior Citizens.
She was loved and will be greatly missed by two daughters and sons-in-law, Janet and Paul Wicker of Steeleville, and Julie and David Zeiger of Fults; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Susan Marth of Moro; five grandchildren, Ben and his wife, Jennifer Ashby, Sam Ashby, and Chloe, Blake and Clare Marth; one great-granddaughter, Hadleigh; two nieces, Patty Watkins Murphy of Nashville, Tenn., and Pam and Michael Myrick of Longview, Texas; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Noble and Dolores Watkins of Longview, Texas, and numerous cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at Zion Lutheran Church in Bethalto with Pastor Kale Hanson officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran School Tuition Fund or charity of one’s choice.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.