Martha E. Laupp, 84, of Ceresco, died on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at Heartland Health Care Center of Battle Creek following a long illness.
Martha was born on August 15, 1935 in Newton Township to Ernest and Emillie (Hoyt) Robinson. She graduated from Marshall High School in 1953. On November 26, 1953 she married Carl L. Laupp at the Newton United Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on May 8, 2017.
Martha owned and operated her own Ceramic Shop for over 20 years. She also would help on the farm and later worked at Cereal City USA in Battle Creek from when it opened in 1998 until it closed in 2007. Martha was a member of the Home Grange, and the Newton United Methodist Church. She was very patriotic and took part helping the grange ladies mend over 5,000 flags for Fort Custer over the years. Martha was an avid collector of nativities, Kellogg Memorabilia, Santa Claus's, and anything patriotic. She loved spending time with her family especially time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her children Mark (Janelle) Laupp and Dawn Laupp all of Ceresco; grandchildren, James Laupp and Marissa (Thomas) Williams; great-grandchildren Waylon Williams, Lorelai Hill, and Delilah. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband and siblings.
Family will gather with friends from 4-7pm on Monday October 28, 2019 at the Marshall Chapel of the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services 723 US 27 North. Funeral services celebrating her life will take place at 11am on Tuesday October 29, 2019 at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services with Reverend Richard Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Newton Cemetery. Memorial contributions are requested to Newton United Methodist Church. Assistance with memorials is available at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services.
OCT 28. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
Kempf Family Reception Hall, Marshall Chapel
723 US HWY 27 N.
Marshall, MI, 49068
OCT 29. 11:00 AM (EDT)
Marshall Chapel of Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
723 US HWY 27 North
Marshall, MI, 49068
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