|Martha Omann, 89|
|Written by TRF Times|
Red Lake Falls - Martha Omann, 89, died on Monday, October 18, 2004 at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Red Lake Falls.
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, October 22, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Red Lake Falls, with Father Tim Bushy presiding. Casket bearers included Marc Clement, David Clement, Robert Clement, John Barrie and Jamie Barrie and Jim McCaul. Interment will be held at St. Stephen’s Catholic Cemetery in St. Stephen, on Saturday, October 23, at 10:30 a.m.
Martha Schmitz was born on April 18, 1915 in Red Lake Falls, the daughter of Joseph and Louise (Schnerrich) Schmitz, Sr. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Red Lake Falls and attended the Little Red School House in Brown’s Creek Township.
Martha was united in marriage to Louis Omann on August 28, 1950 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Martha worked as a cook at Hillcrest Nursing Home for 32 years. She will always be remembered for her kindness and generosity to others.
Martha was always very interested in music. She played the accordion and saxophone as a young woman. She also helped to raise her two nieces, Judy and Beverly, who will be forever grateful.
She was a member of the Catholic Daughters and the Women’s Auxiliary.
Martha is survived by her nieces, Judith (Dan) Clement and Beverly (John) Fite; one brother, Edward Schmitz Sr. of Red Lake Falls; one sister, Gertrude Knott of Osseo, and many other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis; her parents, Joseph and Louise; brothers, John, Crispen, Bernard and Theodore; sisters, Mary, Elizabeth, Agnes, Josephine, Cecila and Clara.