Martha Cupit was born Oct. 13, 1949, in Great Bend to Henry and Ruth Tiday.
She lived on the family farm until 7 years of age when her family moved to
Larned. She graduated from Larned High School, Graduated from Fort Hays College, and obtained a master’s degree from Emporia State. She met her husband Kenneth in Hutchinson in 1974. They married in Lawrence on Nov. 30, 1978. They moved to Austin, Texas, where she worked as an administrative assistant at the University of Texas for twenty-five years. During this time, she received many promotions and awards.
They moved to Newton two years ago.
Martha was gentle, soft-spoken and tolerant of others.
She is survived by her husband Kenneth, her
brother David Tiday of Wichita, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Donna Voteau presiding. Visitation was
5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the family receiving friends 6 to 7 p.m. Burial was in the Hillside Cemetery, Sedgwick.