- October 25, 1925 - March 13, 2017
- Metairie, Louisiana
of Marion's Passing
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Marion Hofmann Martin passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017, at the age of 91. She is survived by three children Sandra Martin (Karl Beier), Janice Schaff (David), and Wade Martin, Jr. (Gary Hitchcock); grandchildren Townes Wade Maxwell (Dr. Katie) and Dr. Maegen Schaff Vincent (Joseph); great-grandchildren Olivia Vincent and Evans Wade Maxwell, all of whom were the joy of her life. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Marion is preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of 71 years, Wade O’Kelly Martin, who died within the same week. She is also preceded in death by her parents, Gertrude Harding Hofmann and Henry George Hofmann; Her siblings, Rev. Eldred Lowell Hofmann (Fanita), Christian Henry Hofmann, Elva Hofmann Gernhauser (Henry), Lydia Hofmann Hoffman (Eugene), and Beverly Hofmann.
She dedicated her life to raising her three children and lending support to her husband’s business. She enjoyed a full, active life and was a volunteer at East Jefferson General Hospital for more than 20 years. Marion was a lifelong member of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church and enjoyed her gatherings with the Ladies Aid there. She cherished her time spent with her lifelong friends in the “Card Club” and the “Tuesday Night Ladies Group”. Marion was loved by all of her family and will be forever missed.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service at Metairie Cemetery on Avenue A, (maps available at main entrance), 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. She will be laid to rest by the side of her husband Wade.
The family requests remembrances to be sent to Mt. Olive Lutheran Church.
To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com .