Obituary published in Lebanon Daily News on December 16, 2005:
LEBANON Martha J. Ralston-Braem, 61, of 1905 Carlton Court, Lebanon, died Wednesday, December 14, 2005, in the Holy Spirit Select Specialty Hospital, Camp Hill, after a long battle with cancer. She was the wife of Dr. Jean-Marc Braem. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, on September 11, 1944, she was the daughter of Jeanne Smith Ralston of Haverford and the late Rev. Walter J. Ralston. For 30 years she was involved with education teaching in schools in Massachusetts, Belgium, New Jersey, and most recently taught English as a second language in the Stafford County Public Schools in Virginia. She was a graduate of Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, and received her graduate degrees from Purdue and Rutgers universities. Surviving in addition to her husband and mother is a brother Dr. Walter J. Ralston, Minneapolis, Minn.; five nephews and nieces and one grand-nephew.