Martha Ellen (Kitchin) Rush, 83, of Kokomo, formerly of Indianapolis, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at Kokomo St. Joseph Hospital.
Born June 16, 1920, in the Kingston area of Decatur Co., she was the daughter of Thomas J. Kitchin and Lillian Ellen (Moore) Kitchin.
On Sept. 10, 1944, she married Frank E. Rush who died on Sept. 15, 1995. She completed high school and two years of college in Springfield, Ohio. She was a member of the Irvington Presbyterian Church.
She retired from Areo Mayflower Transit Company of Indianapolis and State of Indiana Department of Family Services in 1995.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, John R. Kitchin and Frank S. Kitchin of Greensburg, and a sister, Mary Louise Pressel.
She is survived by a son, Frank E. Rush Jr. of Kokomo; a daughter, Margaret A. (Rush) Goldman of Mackinaw City, Mich. and Apache Junction, Ariz.; three granddaughters and one grandson.
Final arrangements have been entrusted to Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St., Indianapolis. Calling and visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday. The service is at 10 a.m. Friday.