Service Date September 1, 2021
Service Location Piasecki Funeral Home
Memorial services honoring Martha’s life will be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. at the Piasecki Funeral Home.
A gathering of relatives and friends will be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Interment will be private.
Martha Oley, age 88, passed away on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Parkside Manor in Kenosha.
Born on January 18, 1933 in Kenosha, she was the daughter of John and Bessie (Crocker) Williams. Martha grew up attending local schools. Later, she spent 15 years working at K-Mart and 10 years working at Topps.
On January 26, 1952, she married Elda Ray Cleveland in Waukegan, IL. Later, she was united in marriage to Ronald Oley on April 29, 1994 in Kenosha, WI.
Martha loved to collect dolls and antiques. She really enjoyed listening to old country music and her favorite singer was Marty Robbins.
Left to cherish Martha’s memory are her sons, Danny (Darlene) Cleveland and Dale (Tracy) Cleveland and; her grandchildren, Dustin Cleveland, Connor Cleveland, Jayden Cleveland; her great-granddaughter, Lillyona; her sister, Irene Ratliff; her brother, Alfred (Diane) Williams.
Martha was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Elda Ray Cleveland, Ronald Oley, and long-time friend Louis Fairbanks; her daughter, Debbie Semrow; her granddaughter, Tina Cleveland; her sisters, Millie Ours, Edith Thompson, Maggie Grisham; her brothers, John Williams, Edward Williams.