Martin

Martin

Genevieve Martin: 1930 – 2018

Jen was born in Kansas City, one of 11 children. She came to Seattle in 1948, met and married John in 1949. They were married 63-plus years until his passing in 2013. They bought a cabin on Sunlight Beach in 1968 and eventually lived permanently in the area they both loved so much.

Jen was incredibly gifted at cooking, oil painting, sewing and knitting, and her pastry baking was legendary. Her passion was gardening. She created magic with plants, family, friends and beloved pets.

In Seattle and later on Whidbey she was active in volunteering, bridge, bowling and garden club.

Jen is survived by her children Jean Martin, Jody Cain and Jim Martin (Gloria). She also has two surviving sisters Freddy and Dottie. Other local relatives include Joy Edwards and Molly Thompson and families.

An informal memorial celebration is planned for this summer on her favorite beach.

Remembrances can be made to the South Whidbey Garden Club.

More in Obituaries

Labuhn
Gordon Merle Labuhn: Jan. 21, 1934 – Feb. 5, 2019

Gordon Merle Labuhn passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at the… Continue reading

Robert ‘Bob’ Wayne Brown: July 23, 1945 – Jan. 15, 2019

Robert “Bob” Wayne Brown, a longtime resident of Clinton, Wash., passed away,… Continue reading

Hayward
Dixon C. Hayward: Sept. 18, 1948 – Jan. 27, 2019

Dixon was born on Sept. 18, 1948, in Seattle. He passed away… Continue reading

Cowger
Marilyn Louise Cowger: 1931 – 2019

Dr. Marilyn Louise Cowger, age 87, passed away peacefully at her home… Continue reading

Fisher
Sandy Fisher

Sandy died peacefully surrounded by family. Sandy was a free spirit who… Continue reading

Walker
Edwin Charles Walker: Oct. 18, 1949 – Jan. 20, 2019

Edwin Charles Walker, beloved husband, father, brother and friend to many, passed… Continue reading

Gabelein
Marilyn Elise (Fjeld) Gabelein: June 12, 1946 – Jan. 27, 2019

Marilyn Elise (Fjeld) Gabelein was born in Minot, N.D., on June 12,… Continue reading

Julian
Laurie Elizabeth Julian: Aug. 16, 1959 – Jan. 5, 2019

Laurie Elizabeth Julian had a joyful dance with life and a brief… Continue reading

Maples
Scott Wayne Maples: Feb. 20, 1967 – Sept. 19, 2018

Longtime Lagoon Point resident Scott Maples passed away on Sept. 19, 2018.… Continue reading

Most Read