Evelyn A.K. Martel


LEWISTON – Evelyn A.K. Martel, 85, of Greene, died Jan. 15, at Marshwood Health Care Center.

She was born in Boonah, Queensland, Australia, on April 2, 1921, the daughter of William and Emily Lange. She attended schools in Australia.

She married Abraham Martel of Lewiston, in Ipswich, Australia, on Oct. 9, 1943. She came to the United States in June of 1945, and was a housewife for many years.

She was employed as a shoe worker at Lown Shoe in Auburn. She enjoyed going to Bingo and camping with friends and her grandson.

Survivors include two sisters, Myrtle Lange and Ethel O’Brian of Australia; a nephew, Danny O’Brian of Australia; a son, Robert Martel, and his wife, Sheila, of Greene; a daughter, Shirley Smith, and her husband, Jerry, of Georgia; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband of 41 years.