Michelle Stolte Martin

December 31, 1952 - July 30, 2020

Michelle Stolte Martin, 67, a resident of Cape Coral FL since 1975, formerly of Urbana, IL, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the Hope Hospice House in Cape Coral. She was born December 31, 1952 in Hannibal, MO to Ralph and Mary Stolte, now deceased.

Michelle was of the Protestant faith. She attended Faith Assembly of God in North Fort Myers, Florida. Michelle was an honor student all through school and at the University of Illinois. It was at the University of Illinois the she developed her passion and majored in ornamental horticulture. Her love of plants and flowers led to her 45-year career in the floral business. Michelle and her husband were owners of Wadley’s Flowers and later Harvest Floral. She also continued to work, in her later years, at other local flower shops as an accomplished floral designer.

Her family and friends will remember Michelle as an intelligent, quiet, gentle, loving wife and mother to her two sons and all of the family pets throughout the years. Michelle will be greatly missed and never forgotten by her husband, family, and friends.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 45 years, Michael Martin of Cape Coral; two loving children, Aaron Martin of Cape Coral and Seth Martin (Sara) of Concord, NC; as well as four siblings, Denise Verploegh (Allen) of Wausau, WI, Darien Stolte (Stephanie) of Aurora, IL, Brandon Stolte of Kenosha, WI, and Gavin Stolte (Patti) of Champaign, IL.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Details to be announced via www.MullinsMemorial.com

Memorial Contributions in memory of Michelle Stolte Martin are suggested to the American Cancer Society or the Cape Coral Animal Shelter in Michelle’s name.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Tom Bruce Aug 21, 2020 at 9:27 pm

    When I first heard Michelle was sick from my uncle Mike, I was hoping for the best. She was an amazing wife, and mother. Michelle will be greatly missed but never forgotten. I am so sorry for your loss.

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