July 29, 1936 ~ April 1, 2006
Martha Alice Wadman
Born July 29th 1936. Martha passed away peacefully with her family at her bedside Saturday April 1st 2006.
Martha was the proud mother of three beautiful children Steve (Mary) Wadman, Kirk (Julie) Wadman and Stacy (Frank) Holborow.
Martha adored her grandchildren Ashley Wadman 19, Shayne 11 and Bryten 9 Holborow. Martha embraced Jeramie 14 and Victoria Vecera as her own. Martha is survived by her dear sisters Jonnie (Skip) and Georgia, her brother Robert and Mother Dorothy.
Martha was born in Tennessee and began her life in Hermosa Beach in the 1960's. Martha was passionate about her home and life near the beach. She loved to ski, garden, golf, do yoga, read, sew and loved history. She was a member of several golf clubs and also a member of St. Cross Altar Guild. Martha was known for her famous chocolate chip cookies and being an accomplished sewer. Martha was employed by Mattel Toys for 35 years traveling extensively throughout Asia for her work. Her adventurous spirit took her all over the world. She loved to learn about other cultures and their history. She was always up for a good time. A celebration of her life will be held at St. Cross by the Sea Episcopal Church at 1818 Monterey Blvd., Hermosa Beach at 2:00 pm. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made for a Memorial Park Bench (To Stacy Holborow) in honor of Martha.
A special thanks to the Kaiser Hospice Team, the Sanoviv Medical Team for the special care and treatment during Martha's three week stay that gave her hope and greater appreciation of health and wholeness she could pass on to her family. A gracious Thank you to Michael Parry and Marti Baker of Spirit Art for their selfless service of healing and blessing of Martha's spirit and body.
The family expresses a special Thank you to Rev. Kate Lewis and Rev. Rachel Nyback for their loving ministry toward Martha, providing her with communion prayers and healing. To the volunteers of St. Cross for the weekly beautiful flowers and Nightly Meals.
A loving Thank you to all the family and friends that made Martha's last days very comfortable, special and blessed. Martha was a very blessed lady to be loved by so many. She will be missed
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