Phyllis L. Martin

Phyllis L. Martin

March 1, 1922 – April 18, 2019

Preceded in death by husband, John H. Martin; parents; and siblings.  Survived by son, Michael Martin (Anne); daughters, Constance McNabb (Lyle) and Denise Martin; four grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren.

Phyllis worked at Union Pacific and was a Problem Resolution Officer for the IRS, where she received a number of recognitions for her assistance to tax payers. She lived a life of service to her church (Holy Cross) – three terms as President of the Altar Society, Funeral Greeter, Developed Tutorial Reading Program between Holy Cross students and Altar Society members, Developed Advent Angel Program, coordinated Holy Cross volunteers who serve monthly meals at the Stephen Center, Stewardship & Development Committees, Jubilee Committee, HOPE Committee (provides scholarships for students), PAGE Committee (supports adult education), Past President of Mercy High Home & School, and 1997 Holy Cross Catholic Woman of the Year. In 2003, Phyllis received the Stewardship of the Year Award for the Diocese of Omaha.

Visitation begins at 9:30am on Thursday, April 25th at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 4810 Woolworth Ave., followed by Altar Society Rosary at 10:30am, and MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL at 11am.  Interment, Calvary Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Holy Cross Scholarship Fund.



  • Lisa Liebentritt Lusk Posted April 19, 2019 10:56 am

    I was sorry to hear about the passing of Great-Aunt Phyllis. Thankfully, I had the opportunity to go to Brighton Gardens last summer when I was in Omaha and we had a very nice visit. My condolences to all of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, family, and friends.


  • Georganne Denham Richter Posted April 19, 2019 5:10 pm

    Aunt Phyllis will always be remembered for her endless energy, terrific memory and storytelling skills,love and pride in her family and endless relatives and of course her stewardship in the Church. We have been blessed by her longevity and pray for peace and strength for all her loved ones…Love & Prayers, Georganne

  • Luann Ford Spearing Posted April 23, 2019 2:01 pm

    Remembering Mrs. Martin from many years ago, I’m sending my thoughts your way; especially for Denise. God’s blessings.. Luann

  • Cheri Velasquez Medley Posted April 25, 2019 5:56 am

    So sorry about your momma. She was special. Much love to all of you.

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