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Obituaries

Obituaries

Hugh E. "Butch" Martin III 1952 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Hugh E. "Butch" Martin III, 54, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Private inurnment will be at a later date. Mr. Martin died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.He was born Nov. 14, 1952, in Chicago, the son of Hugh E. Jr. and Elinor Kurtz Martin.Mr. Martin served in the U.S. Army following the Vietnam War.He worked in sales at the Kansas Furniture Factory Outlet, now Affordable Home Furniture, in Lawrence. He was an avid bowler and a member of Lawrence bowling leagues.Survivors include a daughter, Kelly Martin, Chicago; three brothers, Wayne and Brian D., both of Lawrence, and Steve, Chicago; three sisters, Cindy Sabitino and Donna Supran, both of Chicago, and Gerri Wetzel, Lawrence; three grandchildren; and 16 nieces and nephews, Jon, Stevie, LeRoy, Brian, Angel, Michael, Wayne Jr., Joey, Amy, Danielle, April, Tracy, Brianne, Richard, Kristina and Angela.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials to the DCCCA Center, sent in care of the mortuary. Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Martin.