Martha F. Sessin, 93, Hays, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 at Hays Medical Center.

She was born Nov. 29, 1925, west of Hays to Frank and Martha (Ploutz) Fogle.

She married Fred Sessin, Jr., in Oct. 1964 and they celebrated 39 years of marriage before he preceded her in death Nov. 17, 2003. She was a hardworking farmer and farm wife.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

She enjoyed flower gardening, doing puzzles, and was very determined and faithful.

Survivors include a son, Curt Sessin and wife, Mary, Casper, Wyo.; a daughter, Martha “Marty” Kennedy and husband, David, Larned; a daughter-in-law, Karen Sessin, Los Angeles; two granddaughters, Amber Hilton and fiance Andy McLain, and Kaitlin Loberg; two grandsons; Cody Loberg and Billy Wahl; five great-grandchildren, Hailie, Kailie, Danton, Mary, and Hunter; and numerous cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son; Kirk Sessin; and a sister, Bertha Fogle.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Vine, Hays, KS 67601; burial in Fort Hays Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Humane Society of the High Plains in care of the funeral home.

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