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Martha Elaine Capper

September 10, 1932 — November 2, 2023

Martha Elaine Capper, age 91, passed away November 2, 2023, peacefully at her home in Iola, Kansas.

Martha was born on September 10, 1932 to Rev. Robert Means and Dorothy (Summers) Means in Kingman, Kansas.

She attended several schools in Kansas, graduating from Weskan High School in 1950. She also attended Ottawa University.

Martha married Arthur Glenn Capper on September 19, 1953 in Russell, Kansas. This union was blessed with three boys. They resided in Gas City, Kansas, where they raised their family.

She and Arthur opened Capper Jewelry in May of 1964 and ran it for 31 years before their oldest son Brent and his wife purchased the business in January, 1995.
She was involved in Sunflower Quilt Guild, and a member of the First Baptist Church in Iola, Kansas. Martha enjoyed traveling, quilting, reading, visiting with her friends, and most of all spoiling her two grandchildren and her five great- grandchildren.

Martha is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 52 years; brother, R. Larry Means; great-grandson, Landan.

She is survived by children, Brent and wife Carla Capper of Iola, Kansas, Kent (Claudette Brodeur) of Pointe Verda, Florida, Robert Scott of Denver, Colorado; grandchildren; Jessica Oswald (Dan Peaster) of Iola, Kansas, Jayme (Jacob) Browning of Durant, Oklahoma; great- grandchildren, Lainey and Silas Oswald and Carter, Brynn, Adilyn Browning; sister-in-law Mildred Means of Gardnerville, Nevada; cousin, Bruce Parker of Wichita, Kansas; along with many other family and friends.

Cremation will take place. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel. Inurnment will be in Gas Cemetery, Gas, Kansas.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Wings of Warriors and can be left in the care of Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, 1883 US HWY 54, Iola, Kansas 66749.

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

2:00 - 2:45 pm (Central time)

Feuerborn Family Funeral Service - Iola

1883 U.S. 54, Iola, KS 66749

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

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