Teresa Martell (1946 - 2017)

Obituary
  • " The lady that helped with the birth of my third..."
    - Nancy (Sulzen) Hoffman
  • "Thoughts and prayers to the Martell family. We spent a lot..."
    - Cindy Gress

Teresa J. Martell, 70, Lawrence, KS, died Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at her home.  

Teresa was born December 20, 1946, the tenth of 13 children, in Kansas City, MO, the daughter of Francis and Evelyn Sulzen. She was a graduate of Bishop Ward High School and had lived in Lawrence since 1973. Teresa was preceded in death by her parents and her infant son, Adam Gerard.  Teresa is survived by her husband of 52 years,  Michael E. Martell, her 7 children: Stephanie, Tobias, Nathan, Damien, Bernadine, Rebecca, and Joel, and their spouses, and 38 grandchildren, as well as her 5 sisters and 7 brothers.  

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter, the Carmelites of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph (Valparaiso, NE), Wyandotte County Pregnancy Center, or the Cardinal Kung Foundation. 

For more information and condolences:  www.porterfuneralhome.com  Arr: Porter Funeral Homes, (913) 438-6444
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Published in Lawrence Journal-World on Sept. 10, 2017