Martha L. Legate, 86 of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 2:40 am Wednesday, October 28, 2015 in Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw.
On September 16, 1929, she was born in Pulaski County, Arkansas to Joe and Vera (Bush) Liles. She was united in marriage to Ralph Legate on November 28, 1947 in Little Rock, Arkansas, who survives.
Martha moved to Southern California in 1951 and then returned to Arkansas in 1988. She worked as an office manager for an Optometrist and Ophthalmologist office in California for twenty years. She was a member of the Optometric Society in California.
Martha is survived by her husband, Ralph Legate, Warsaw; two daughters, Barbara (and spouse Jerry) Hatfield, Warsaw and Louise (and spouse Harold) Hallikainen, San Louis Obispo, California and two grandsons, David Newcomb and Andrew (and spouse Elizabeth) Newcomb, both of Colorado. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Deborah Hogue and her grandson, Zachory Hogue.
There will be a burial in Vilonia Cemetery, Vilonia, Arkansas at a later date.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw is entrusted with the arrangements.