Martha Robert

Thursday, August 15, 2002

KELSO, Mo. -- Funeral Mass for Martha C. Robert of Kelso will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Msgr. Richard Rolwing will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City, Mo., from 4 to 8 p.m. today. Parish prayers will be at 6, with the rosary to be recited at 6:15 by Knights of Columbus Council 1111 of Cape Girardeau.

Robert, 98, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Oct. 22, 1903, at New Hamburg, Mo., daughter of Louis and Martha Kilhafner Westrich. She and Nicholas Henry Robert were married May 3, 1927, at New Hamburg. He died Aug. 16, 1973.

Robert was a member of St. Augustine Church and its St. Ann's Ladies Sodality and Quilting Club.

Survivors include a son, Melvin Robert of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Martha Hamm of Benton, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, three brothers, and six sisters.