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Dolores Louise Martin
Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison
Atchison, KS

Dolores Louise Martin, 85, of Atchison, KS died on Tuesday evening May 16th, 2023, at her daughter- home in Atchison, KS.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 am on Monday, May 22, 2023, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Ken Watkins officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Atchison, KS. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:30 am on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Samaritan- Purse and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at

Dolores was born on January 14, 1938, in Atchison, KS, the daughter of Ray R. and Beatrice C. (Yates) Carter. She attended Franklin Grade School and graduated from Atchison High School in 1956. Dolores worked as a bookkeeper for Gerardy-, then as a caretaker at Oak Hill Cemetery for many years. She also was the ground keeper for the former KFC, Atchison. She enjoyed gardening, yardwork, Bible Study, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She was married to Howard A. Martin on April 26, 1958, in St. Joseph, MO. Mr. Martin preceded her in death on July 22, 1994. Survivors include a son Jeff (Laurie) Martin, Tonganoxie, KS and a daughter Chandra Martin, Atchison, KS, two grandchildren Jeremy (Sarah) Martin, Ft. Worth, TX, and Tiffany (Dion) Lake, Topeka, KS, five great grandchildren, a niece Gloria (Corky) Jackson, Atchison and several great nieces and nephews. Her parents, husband Howard, and two brothers Audrey and Bob Carter, preceded her in death.