Martha Mae Randall Hargrave, 84, passed away March 1, 2021.

She was born on a farm to Roy and Ruby Claude Randall on March 13, 1936. She was the oldest of 6 siblings. Surviving family members are brothers Melvin Randall, Gary and Phillis Randall and husband Ron Hargrave.

She was preceded in death by sister Barb Jean and brothers John and Gordon (Charlotte) Randall.

She went to a country school and then to Webster City where she graduated in 1954. She then attended Drake University and obtained a degree in education. She taught school at Duncombe, Stanhope and finally spending many years in Fort Dodge. She retired at age 62, spending many years raising flowers on the acreage where they lived for 55 years.

She was married almost 64 years to Ron Hargrave. To this union, they had a son, Scott Hargrave, a daughter Sheila (Chris) Hargrave Keane. Martha has three grandchildren — Brenton, Sean and Jessica.

Memorial will be held at 1:30 p.m. on May 15 at Asbury United Church, Webster City.

Many thanks to the nurses at Van Diest Medical Center for caring for Martha.