Martha Otilie (Naizer) Maresh, 93, formally of Granger, died Jan. 20, 2013 at the St. Catherine's Nursing Home in Waco. Visitation will be 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at SS Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church with mass at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Granger.
Martha was born Nov. 20, 1919, in Granger to John and Marcellina (Bartosh) Naizer and married Lad H. Maresh on Nov. 17, 1947, at SS Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Granger. She was the granddaughter of Moravian immigrants: Valentin and Filomena Vacek Bartosh and Johann and Johanna Janak Neusser.
Otilie was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband Lad, brothers Albert, Henry, Johnnie, Bernard, and Daniel, sisters Annie Rosipad, Mary Ella Prikryl and Edith Hajda.
She is survived by her daughter Martha and husband Reese Knight and two loving grandchildren Heather Renee and Trey, all of Robinson, brother Laddie Naizer and wife Thelma, sister's-in-law's Sybil Naizer and Georgia Naizer, all of Granger, and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials can be made to the SS Cyril and Methodius School or the Granger Volunteer Fire Department.