Netha M. Martin
Netha M. Martin
  • April 21, 1924 - October 7, 2017
  • Dallas, Texas

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Netha M."Mitzi" Martin passed away at Presbyterian Hospital, Plano Texas, Saturday, October 7, 2017. She was surrounded by her family and died peacefully.

Born Monday, April 21, 1924 in Iowa Falls, Iowa, she was the daughter of Clifford and Lydia Green. She obtained her Nursing Degree in 1947 at Mercy Hospital in Marshalltown, Iowa. She was married to Laurence E. Martin Saturday, April 12, 1947 in Marshalltown, who proceeded her in death in 1989. She held several Nursing positions in the following years and was eventually Director of Nurses at Marshalltown Area Community Hospital before retiring in 1977.

She loved to golf and enjoyed working in the yard and gardening. She was a wonderful mother to their three children and always took interest and supported them in their many activities growing up. She continued this love and support for both her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her favorite pastime was spending time with her family. In her older years, she was a tremendous prayer warrior for her entire family and friends, and it meant so very much to her.

Surviving Mrs. Martin are three children, Craig Martin,( his wife Carla ) of St. Charles, Missouri; Mary (Mrs. Bud Nelson Jr.) of Sherman, Texas, and Beth (Mrs. Gerald) Fogarty of Dallas, Texas; six grandchildren; and fourteen great grandchildren.

She will be laid to rest at Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown, Iowa on October 21, 2017 next to her loving husband, Larry.

Memorials may be sent to All Saints Catholic School or The Juvenile Diabetic Research Foundation (JDRF).

Arrangements under the direction of Ted Dickey West Funeral Home, Dallas, Texas.