The Curry Coastal Pilot

Martha Fichmann

Oct. 15, 1934-March 6, 2014

Martha Fichmann, 79, of Brookings, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Grants Pass.

Martha was born Oct. 15,1934, in Vienna, Austria.

She grew up and attended schools in Vienna.

In 1952, at the age of 18, she moved from Vienna to the United States.

Martha married Emil Fichmann 43 years ago.

In 1963 she moved to California, where she lived until moving to Brookings in 2007. She had just recently been living in Grants Pass.

Martha attended Star of the Sea Catholic Church and the Elks Lodge 1934.

Her hobbies included her dogs, reading, cooking and walking.

Survivors include her husband Emil Fichmann of Brookings; son John Pospishil of Redding, Calif.; sisters Trudy of Monterey, Calif., and Ava of Sydney, Australia; brother Helmut Dusek of Vienna; and granddaughter McKenzie Pospishil of Chico, Calif.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Eagle Point National Cemetery, in Eagle Point; Deacon Bob Chapin officiating.

A memorial service in Brookings is pending.

Arrangements under the direction of Hull and Hull Funeral Directors. Please sign the family guestbook at

Submitted by the family.