Donna Martin

ST. PETERS, Mo. — Donna Martin (nee Koch) died in her home in St. Peters, Missouri, on April 18, 2018, at the age of 69 after a long illness with COPD.

She is survived by her partner Charlie Edwards, her children – Rhonda Martin of St. Charles, Missouri; Terry Martin and his wife Chris, also of St. Charles, Missouri; Charlie’s daughter, Melissa Edwards of Chesterfield, Missouri; as well as grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She is also survived by her sister and brothers:  Jackie Middleton, Bill Koch, and Terry Koch and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Mildred Pauline Koch (nee Cunningham) and Emil Henry Koch; her sisters Sandy Stamer and Carolyn Sue Thomas, as well as her nephews, Jimmy Koch, Jeffrey Koch, and Frank Vaughn.

She worked as a utility operator at General Electric in St. Louis for over 30 years.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2018, at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Upchurch officiating.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. till time of service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and will be accepted at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home 235 N Sycamore St. Centralia, Illinois 62801, who is honored to be of assistance to the Martin family.

Online condolences may be made by visiting sutherlandfuneralhome.com.