Martha “Martie” Eppers, 86, 3200 Water St., Stevens Point, died March 15, 2000, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield. She was ill for the past month and a patient at the hospital the past three weeks.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 18, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The Rev. Alan Burkhardt will officiate. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday at Shuda Funeral Chapel. The St. Anne’s Altar Society will lead the general rosary at 7 p.m. A Bible vigil led by the Rev. Burkhardt will be prayed at 7:45 p.m. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the time of services on Saturday at the church.
Mrs. Eppers was born March 2, 1914, in Stevens Point, the daughter of the late Anton and Stella (Levandowski) Slowinski. She attended local schools and graduated from beauty school. She worked as a beautician in Stevens Point until retiring in 1990.
She was married to Albert Cabot in 1937 in Stevens Point. The couple lived in Stevens Point before moving to Iowa and Chicago. They returned to Stevens Point in 1960. Mr. Cabot died in 1969.
She was married to Everett Eppers on Feb. 13, 1994, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. He survives. The couple lived at their current residence since their marriage.
She was active at St. Joseph’s, serving in many capacities, including being a greeter.
Survivors besides her husband include one son, Al Cabot, Roswell, Ga.; five brothers, John Slowen, Champaign, Ill., Alfred (Sally) Slowinski, Rosholt, and Aloise Slowinski, Stephen (Evelyn) Slowinski, and Romie (Sophie) Slowinski, all of Stevens Point; and four sisters, Angie Loftis, Sebring, Fla., Florence (Cal) Smith, Sacramento, Calif., Sally O’Leary, Chicago, Ill., Dorothy Ruschmann, Grand Rapids, Mich., and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.