Obit: Martens, Rose (1888 - 1978)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt

Surnames: Domer, Duwe, Fink, Justman, Kuester, Martens, Newman, Roth

----Sources: MARSHFIELD NEWS HERALD (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) 8 Jun 1978

Martens, Rose (9 NOV 1888 - 7 JUN 1978)

Colby - Mrs. Emil Martens, 89, of Colby died at 10: a.m. Wednesday at Colonial House of Colby Nursing Home. She was in the nursing home from Jan. 25 until her death.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church, Colby, and burial will be in Colby Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Robin O. Fink will officiate.

Friends may call today after 2 p.m. at the Rux/Lulloff Funeral Home.

Mrs. Martens, the former Rose Domer, was born Nov 9, 1888 in the Town of Unity. She married Nov 2, 1910 to Emil Martens at Peace Lutheran Church, Town of Unity, now St. John's Lutheran Church, Riplinger.

The Martens farmed in the Town of Unity from 1911 - 1953 when they retired and moved to the city of Colby.

Mrs. Martens was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Riplinger and its Ladies Aid Society and now had been a member of Zion Lutheran Church, also its ladies Aid Society. She affiliated with the Blue Sky Garden Club of Colby for many years and was a member of the Colby Senior Citizens Club.

Surviving are her husband, four daughters, Mrs. Helmuth (Pauline) Kuester of Gresham, Miss Carrie Martens and Mrs. Carl (Delores) Duwe, both of Sussex and Mrs. George (Bernice) Roth, Town of Unity, 15 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Pauline Justman, Colby and Mrs. Bernard (Minnie) Newman, Town of Unity and three brothers, Leo and Carl Domer, both of the Town of Unity and William Domer, Abbotsford, Wis.

She was predeceased by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Domer, a son, two brothers and a sister.

Memorials may be designated to St. John's Lutheran Church, Riplinger or Zion Lutheran Church, Colby.



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