Martha Ellen Nill, Age :89
Nov 06,1930---Feb 13,2020

Martha Ellen Nill, 89, passed away peacefully on February 13th at the Brookdale Senior Living facility in Shawnee.  Martha was born Nov. 6, 1930 in Kidder, Mo.  She graduated from Washington Rural High School in 1948 and married Bill Nill in 1949.  Martha was a long-time member of Central Christian Church and White Church Christian Church, both in KCK.  She was a member of the White Church Adult Choir for many years and served as an elder.  She was a loyal volunteer at St. Mary’s Food Kitchen, where she met many wonderful friends.  Martha loved to travel with her husband, Bill, and was a huge sports fan of the Royals, Chiefs and KU Jayhawks.  She was co-owner of Nill Bros. Sports, where she enjoyed working with Bill and her dear friend, Donna Underwood.  Martha will be remembered for her strength of character, tremendous work ethic and love of God and family.  Her unselfish love and wisdom enriched the lives of her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Nill, parents Guy and Esther Ayers, brother Eugene Ayers and sister Dorothy Wilson.  Martha is survived by sons Stan Nill (wife Kathy), Randy Nill (wife Diane) and grandchildren, Ashley Tranckino (husband Paul), R.J. Nill, Zach Nill, Chris Nill (wife Rachel), Kelsey Finley (husband Sean), Katelyn Nill, Dale Ayers, brother-in-law Bob Nill and four great grandchildren.
The family would like to thank the staffs at Brookdale and Catholic Community Hospice for their loving care over these past several years.
Visitation will be at the Porter Funeral Home, 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa, KS, on Monday, February 17th from 9:00-10:00 am, followed by her funeral service at 10:00 am.  Burial to follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Kansas City, KS.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to The Learning Club of KCK or St. Mary’s Food Kitchen.



Condolences

Vern Lynn Feb 14 ,2020

friend ,Surprise ,Arizona

To the entire wonderful Nill Family so sorry for your loss.

Gordon Docking Feb 14 ,2020

Friend ,Overland Park ,Kansas

Stan and Randy... I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Gordon Docking

Darrell & Sheryl Stein Feb 14 ,2020

Cruise friends ,Smithville ,Missouri

So very sorry to learn of your loss. We enjoyed the times spent with both Martha and Bill on cruise ships. Especially enjoyed Martha's wit and sense of humor.

Judy (Larson) Southard Feb 14 ,2020

friend of family ,Shawnee ,Kansas

Dear Stan and Randy, I was sorry to read about your mother's passing in the Kansas City Star. I remember her well from Central Christian and I know that she and my mom were friends. I will keep your family in my prayers and hope that God will wrap His arms around you all in the days, weeks, and months to come,

Francie Hall Feb 17 ,2020

Extended Family ,KC ,Missouri

I will remember Martha with a smile on her lovely face and a kind word for all who entered her space. Thank you, Stan, for sharing her with our extended family for many years. We miss her.

Kerry and Georgia Howlett Feb 18 ,2020

Lifelong friends ,Kansas City Kansas ,Kansas

Stan and Randy, Kerry and I were so sorry to hear about your mom but we know she’s not suffering anymore. We were unavailable to come to the service but you guys are in our hearts and prayers. Love you all very much Georgia and Kerry Howlett

Carolyn Boehm Feb 18 ,2020

Friend from WHS ,KANSAS CITY ,Missouri

Randy & Stan - So sorry about the loss of your mom. Sending prayers of comfort to all of you.

Christina Zuniga Feb 19 ,2020

Friend ,Edwardsville ,Kansas

I would like to express my deepest condolences to all of the Nill family. I just heard of Mrs. Nill's passing and am so very sorry for your loss. She was a very special, amazing lady.

Tom Flanagan Feb 20 ,2020

Childhood Friend/Stan & Randy ,Osage Beach ,Missouri

I m so sorry to hear of your mothers death. I have fond thoughts of you, Stan, Randy and your parents as we grew up in the neighborhood.I wish both of you peace and happiness in this tough time. Take care, Tom Flanagan

Event:
Visitation
Location:
Porter Funeral Home
Address:
8535 Monrovia St.
City:
Lenexa
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66215
Date:
Feb 17 ,2020
Time:
9:00 AM
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Event:
Funeral Service
Location:
Porter Funeral Home
Address:
8535 Monrovia St.
City:
Lenexa
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66215
Date:
Feb 17 ,2020
Time:
10:00 AM
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