Martha E. "Marte" Wessel was born January 13, 1925 to Florence and Claude Engle in Grove City, Ohio. Marte and Walter A. "Pete" Wessel were married May 21, 1945 in Covington, Kentucky. When Pete completed his tour of duty in the Navy in 1946 they then settled in Denver, Colorado. Marte was a Board of Director for the Denver Women's Bowling Association and bowled in three bowling leagues. She was a volunteer for the Red Cross as a "Grey Lady", her duties were to put on "Bingo Games" once a week for veterans in the hospital at Lowry Air Force Base. She was a leader of a Blue Bird Group (part of Camp Fire Girls) and was a member /actress of the Denver Players Guild. Marte and Pete moved to Liberal in 1965 when he was transferred with Yellow Freight System (trucking). In Liberal she was a member of the Liberal Women's Bowling Association & WIBC and a member of the Ladies Major League since 1965, a Charter member of the Yellow Freight Wives Club, Monday Night Bridge Club, and a Life Member VFW Auxiliary. She was also known for her Annual Garage Sale at her home on West 54. Marte was an amateur radio operator for many years with the call of K0EPE. She was a member of the ARRL, YLRL, YLISSB#73, QCWA, QCWW, Colorado YLs, Buckeye Belles (Ohio) and Life member of International DX Association. Martha E. "Marte" Wessel died Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Liberal Kansas. She is survived by her husband Pete, her brother Paul Engle of Columbus, OH; Sister-In-Law, Evelyn Engle and companion Janice Ballenger of Grove City, Ohio; stepson, Ronald T. Donnell and wife Patricia, two step grandchildren, Katherine (Trevor) Kacklin and Christopher Donnell, all of Arizona & many nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place and there are no services scheduled. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Martha E. "Marte" Wessel please visit our Sympathy Store.