Maxine Diane Martin, 78, master gardener, teacher, and life-long Wichita State fan, passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2021. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 on Tuesday, September 7, at Broadway Mortuary. Funeral service at 2:00, Wednesday, September 8, at First Evangelical Free Church. Burial will follow funeral service at Kensington Gardens. Diane is preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, W. Gary Martin; parents, Harold and Maxine Hitz, and brothers, Harold Kent Hitz, and Stanley James Hitz. Survivors include her sons, Jeff (Tamera) Martin, and Eric (Trish) Martin; daughter-in-law, Linette Martin; sister, Shelia Jean Hitz; nieces, Kristin Dahm, Shannon Hitz, Emily Reeves, and Amy Hitz; nephews, Trey Frederick, Trent Frederick, and Corey Hitz; grandchildren, Carlie Martin, Austin Martin, Devin Eis, Lauren Jankord, Garrett Martin, Justin Martin, Kaden Eskins, and Jasmine Jones, and great-grandchildren, Sawyer Jankord, Liam Jankord, and Hudson Martin. Memorials have been established with Botanica Gardens, and the Sedgwick County Zoo. Share condolences, view expanded obituary, and view tribute video at www.cozine.com. Services by Cozine Memorial Group - Broadway Mortuary.
Botanica, The Wichita Gardens
701 Amidon St., Wichita KS 67203
Sedgwick County Zoo
5555 Zoo Blvd., Wichita, KS 67212