SIMI VALLEY, CA – Martha McIntosh, 91, went to be with the Lord from her home on April 23, 2010, in Simi Valley, California after a short illness.
Martha Frances Blair was born on February 18, 1919 to L. D. and Julia Blair of Sutherlin, Virginia. She received her Registered Nurse degree in Spokane, Washington in 1946 and married Robert W. McIntosh on June 14, 1947.
Martha was preceded in death by her husband in 1993. Together they owned and operated the Ball Memorial Chapel in Sunnyside, Washington and McIntosh Funeral Home of Prosser, Washington. Martha also worked at the Sunnyside Memorial Hospital for many years.
She is survived by her four sons, John McIntosh of Simi Valley, California, David McIntosh of Santa Rosa, California, Don McIntosh of Woodinville, Washington, and Jerry McIntosh of Albany, Oregon, two sisters, Billie McDaniels of Yakima, Washington, and Carol Lukkes of Selah, Washington, 10 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were held at the Grace Brethren Church of Simi Valley, California, Saturday, May 1, and will be at the Grace Brethren Church of Sunnyside, Washington, on Saturday, May 8, at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the Gideons International for the purchase of Bibles.
Arrangements are being made under the direction of the Rose Family Funeral Home of Simi Valley, California and Valley Hills Funeral Home of Sunnyside, Washington.