Martha E. LaFollette


Mrs. Martha Ellen LaFollette, 80, passed away on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born in Boone County on March 13, 1939, a daughter of the late Wilbur A. and Dorothy H. (Couchman) Small.
A lifelong resident of Lebanon, Martha was a graduate of Lebanon High School and attended one year at Indiana University in Bloomington.
She was first married to Charles Henry Isert in Lebanon. They divorced and Martha later married Robert Clay LaFollette; he passed away on September 23, 2003.
Martha and her first husband, Charles, owned and operated Mitchell & Berry Drug Store in Lebanon where she was a bookkeeper and she also taught piano lessons in her home. She enjoyed shopping, and loved spending time with friends and her family.
Survivors include:
Children: Jacqueline "Jackie" Curts and husband, Doug of Lebanon, Cynthia "Cindy" Anderson and husband, William of Auburndale, Florida;
grandchildren,Bradley Curts and wife, Megan of Brownsburg, Michael Curts of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Sarah Curts of Lebanon; two great grandchildren: Weston Curts and Simon Curts; many nieces, nephews and several cousins
Deceased: In addition to her parents and husband, Martha was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Small.
Funeral Services are planned for 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana. Visitation will be held from noon until the time of the service on Saturday at the funeral home in Lebanon. Interment will follow at Shannondale Cemetery in Montgomery County
Memorials may be made in her memory to the charity of the donor's choice.
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Natella Roach McCullough (sons George and Jim)
Apr 11, 2019
Just saw the obituary for your mom. She was a great, sweet lady and a great neighbor (Meridian Street). Jim and I always enjoyed seeing you girls out on the sidewalk doing your cheers. You were so cute. Cherish all your memories.
You were blessed to have your mom for so many years.