Mrs. Martha Avis Shoemaker



Mrs. Martha Avis Shoemaker, spouse of Rev. Wayne E. Shoemaker, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2012.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Immanuel United Methodist Church, 2900 49th Street, Des Moines.  A time of fellowship will be held following the service.

Rev. Shoemaker served at East Dubuque, IL; Fayette; Ida Grove; Hampton; Fort Dodge, First; as Program Director, Iowa Annual Conference and Des Moines, Grace.  He retired in 1982.

Survivors include Rev. Shoemaker, Des Moines, IA and their children Peg, Mary, Mark and Paul.

Memorials may be given to Wesley Acres Good Samaritan Fund or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Bishop Trimble and the Cabinet – October 11, 2012