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Marion Duy Martin, age 93, formerly of Aurora, passed away on Saturday, March 28, at the Reedsburg Area Medical Center in Reedsburg, Wisconsin. She was born September 23, 1921, the daughter of the late Barbara and John Duy.

She married Robert W. Martin on June 6, 1942, and they were married for 65 years. They were blessed with two sons, Robert W. Jr. and Thomas R.
Marion had been a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Aurora, and also Zion Lutheran Church in Naperville, before moving to Wisconsin. She was a devoted homemaker and also worked for 16 years as a food service worker at East Aurora High School.

Survivors include two daughters-in-law, Judy Martin of Reedsburg, and Doris Martin of Aurora, as well as two granddaughters, Cheryl Richardson, of Ashburn, VA, Amy Alberts (Kris) of Appleton, WI, four great-grandchildren: Tucker and Sydney Richardson, Max and Lily Alberts, as well as nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Martin in 2007, two brothers, Arthur Duy in 1950, John "Jack" Duy in 1994, two sisters, Bertha (Enno) Bauer in 1982 and Elsie (William) Seifert in 1987 and two sons, Thomas R. Martin in 1981 and Robert W. Martin, Jr. in 1994.

Funeral Services will be held Friday 12:00 p.m. April 3, 2015 at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Pl. Aurora. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will follow at the Lincoln Memorial Park.

The family would like to thank Doris and Judy Martin for the care and attention provided to Marion in her later years; the family is also grateful for the wonderful care provided by the Narrows Assisted Living in Loganville, WI, and the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center in Reedsburg, WI. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or the Boy Scouts of America.