Mary Martha Hissink

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Mary Martha Hissink, 96, formerly of Ottumwa, Iowa, passed away on June 20, 2021, at the Barone Alzheimer Care Center in Nevada, Mo.

"Mar" was born July 15, 1924, in Ottumwa to W. Harley McClure and Buena (Hicks) McClure. She married A.W. "Bill" Hissink on April 16, 1950 in Ottumwa. He preceded her in death in April 2012.

She'll be missed by her two sons, Tom (Cathy) Hissink, of Nevada, Mo., and Jeff (Betsy) Hissink, of Fairport, N.Y.; three granddaughters, Emily (TJ) Hunt of Parkville, Mo., Claire (Kyle) Hooe of Nevada, Mo., and Rachel Hissink of Fairport, N.Y.; three great-grandsons, Carter and Connor Hooe and Tucker Hunt; a sister, Joyce (Don) Smart of Georgetown, Texas; and sister-in-law, Barb Houser of Des Moines, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Jack McClure.

Those who wish may contribute in Mary's memory to the Barone Alzheimer Care Center.

Ottumwa funeral arrangements are pending.