Gloria Rae Martin, Sun Prairie, WI (1929 - 2013)

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Saturday, December 7, 2013

March 14, 1929 - December 2, 2013

Gloria Rae Martin, age 84, passed away on Dec. 2, 2013, while at home surrounded by family. Gloria was born on March 14, 1929, in Walworth County, WI, the daughter of Ollie and Mary (Fox) Hill. Gloria was married to William Martin on March 22, 1947, and celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary last March. Gloria was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Sun Prairie, and a past charter member at Faith Lutheran Church in Walworth. Gloria enjoyed tending to her flowers and especially loved spending time with her husband and family.

Gloria is survived by her husband, William; sons: Steven (Maurcia) Martin of Thousand Oaks, CA, Michael (Lynn) Martin of Baraboo, and Matthew (Judy) Martin of De Forest; 12 grandchildren: Elisabeth (Matt) Hendrickson, Annie Enlow, Virginia Martin, Stephanie Martin, Brian (Sandi) Martin, Adam (Amy) Martin, Eric (Cindy) Martin, Sarah (Matt) Fieck, Brooke Martin, Lindsey (Todd) DuBenske, Laura Martin and Hillary Martin; 13 great grandchildren; a brother, Tom Hill of Fontana, WI; two sisters, Ardis (Melvin) Walstra of Stevens Point, and Mary Castle of Whitewater. Gloria was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Janis.

The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to Dr. Paul Schmidt, The Lighthouse staff and Agrace Hospice. A private service will be held by the family. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Agrace Hospice. Cress Funeral Home, Madison is assisting the family.

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