Mrs. Mary Ann (Wisecup) Martin


Mrs. Mary Ann (Wisecup) Martin, surviving spouse of Rev. Ray I. Martin, passed away on May 25, 2022.

A visitation and a Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, June 18th, at First United Methodist Church, 1001 Pleasant Street, Des Moines, Iowa.  Visitation will begin at 9 am. The Memorial Service will begin at 11 am, with a light lunch to follow.  The family requests all attendees wear a mask during both the visitation and Memorial Service.

Rev. Martin served at Altoona, Centennial at Ivy and Des Moines, Marquisville.

Survivors include sisters Barbara Wisecup and Jacquenette Arrick, brother Charles Wisecup, daughter Cynthia Kresse (Robert Kresse), sons Ivan Martin (Tammy Martin)  and Clint Martin (Melissa Martin), grandchildren, a great-grandson, any many nieces and nephews.

A full obituary may be found in The Des Moines Register

Memorials may be directed to the Ray & Mary Ann Martin Endowed Scholarship at Simpson College, in Indianola, Iowa.

Bishop Kiesey and the Cabinet – June 6, 2022