MARTIN, Martha

MARTIN, Martha, 93, of Denver, CO, formerly of St. Clairsville, OH, died February 18, 2014 in Colorado.

She was born August 25, 1920 in Douglas, AZ, a daughter of the late Carroll and Eileen Groton.

She was a former member of Thoburn United Methodist and the Giffin Park Church of St. Clairsville.

She was also a member of the Tuesday Night Club, the Gardener’s Forum and served the USGA for over 25 years.

In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Martin in 1995; and a brother, William Groton in 1935.

Surviving is her daughter, Margaret “Maggie” Giesenhagen and her husband William of Highlands Ranch, CO; her sister-in-law, Pauline (John) Erickson, Overland Park, KS; their three daughters, Lew, Kelly and Kim; two step-grandsons; six step – great – grandchildren; and one step-great- great-grandson.

Friends will be received 2-4 p.m. Thursday, February 27 at the Beck – Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory, 204 West Main St., St. Clairsville, OH, where Martha’s funeral service will be Friday, February 28 at 11 a.m. with Bill Yavelak officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, St. Clairsville.