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Martha H. Hyde

Martha H. Hyde Martha H. Hyde, age 84, died on Friday January 5, 2018 at the Via Christi Hospital, Manhattan, Kansas.

She was born on July 15, 1933 in Manhattan the daughter of James Barton and Hattie (Dewey) Piper. Martha graduated from St. George High School and spend her adult years being a wonderful homemaker for her family.

On January 22, 1954, she was united in marriage to Wayne Hyde in Manhattan. This union was blessed with 4 daughters: Debbie, Diane, Barbara and Cathy.

Martha loved staying busy, whether it was keeping up with her soap operas, interior decorating, taking care of her flower garden or simply reading a good book. Family was extremely important to her & she always had a tight bond with all of her siblings. They had long phone conversations daily & enjoyed shopping together whenever they could. Above all, Martha loved being with her children & especially the grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Wayne on Jan. 9, 2002; 5 brothers: James, Jack, Frank, Dean and Donald and her 4 sisters: Hazel Fair, Dorothy Fair, Mildred Area & Thelma Jean Soupene.

Survivors include her daughters: Debbie Ritchie and her husband Ralph of Alma, KS, Diane Ukena and her husband James of St. George, KS, Barbara Yarnall and her husband Michael of Keller, TX and Cathy Thornton and her husband Randy of Horton, KS. She is also survived by a brother: Kenneth Piper of St. George; 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.

Funeral Services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday January 16, 2018 at the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas with Pastor Michael J. Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow in the Valley View Memorial Park Cemetery, Manhattan.

There will be no visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or to the Martha Hyde Memorial Fund in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

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