Martha Jane (Myers) Whisler

June 16, 1939 ~ December 25, 2021 (age 82)


Martha Jane (Myers) Whisler, age 82 of Moulton, Iowa passed away Saturday, December 25, 2021 at MercyOne Medical Center in Centerville.

She was born June 16, 1939 in Eldon, Iowa, the daughter of Albert and Cleo (Cox) Myers.  Martha was united in marriage to Larry Whisler on July 1, 1956 in Unionville, Iowa.  To this union of marriage, the couple were blessed with six children, David, Martin, Danny, Marta, Melanie, and Melissa.  Larry and Martha celebrated over sixty-two years of marriage until his passing on August 21, 2018.

In her early adult years, with family being the cornerstone of her life, Martha gave up her working career to raise her children and grandchildren.  Along with providing them a loving environment, she taught her children and grandchildren many life skills, including cooking and baking.  A skilled artist self-taught from an early age, Martha enjoyed quilting, sewing, and making costumes for her cherished family. 

In her formative years, Martha was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star-Rainbow Girls.

Left to cherish her memory include her three children, David (Sheila) Whisler of Novinger, Missouri, Daniel (Susanna) Whisler of Sioux City, Iowa, and Melanie Whisler-Dickson of Valparaiso, Indiana; sixteen grandchildren; many great grandchildren; two brothers, Gary (Linda) Myers of Houston, Missouri and Larry Bill Myers of Unionville, Iowa; a brother-in-law, Jerry (Deb) Whisler of Indianola, Iowa; along with other family members, including cousins, nieces and nephews.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Cleo Myers; her husband, Larry Whisler; her son, Martin at birth; two daughters, Marta Cooper and Melissa Salcedo-Munoz; and three brothers, Herbert Swaim, Albert Myers, and Johnny Myers.

According to Martha’s wishes, cremation has been accorded.  A visitation honoring Martha’s life will take place on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville from 1-3 PM.  A memorial has been established to Pic Me Foundation with designation to Garrett Memorial Library and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544.  Condolences may be shared online at or on our funeral home Facebook page.


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January 6, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Lange Funeral Home & Crematory
1900 South 18th St
Centerville, IA 52544

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