Martha Virginia Faulhaber, age 90, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021, at her home at the Presbyterian Village. She was born January 11, 1931, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of John L. Babbitt and Edna E. Swank Babbitt. Martha married William Faulhaber on April 25, 1947, at Fulton, Kansas. Bill and Martha maintained their own farm in the Mapleton area for many years prior to retiring to Ft. Scott. They enjoyed traveling and had been members of the Old Forters Camping Club.
Survivors include a son, David Faulhaber, of Mapleton, Kansas; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a son-in-law, David Wilkins, of Bronson, Kansas. Martha’s husband, Bill, preceded her in death on April 16, 2016. She was also preceded in death by two daughters, Janice Lutz and Joyce Wilkins and two sisters, Marjorie Babbitt and Elizabeth Ramsey.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Friday, February 12th at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the St. Michael’s Cemetery west of Fulton. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s Hospital and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.