Doris V. (Josephson) Martin

Born: Wed., Oct. 29, 1919
Died: Tue., Sep. 22, 2015

Memorial Graveside Service

10:00 AM Fri., Oct. 09, 2015
Location: Sunset Cemetery at Illinois Veteran's Home

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   Doris V. Martin, 95, of Scottsdale, Arizona, a former Quincy resident, died Tuesday (September 22, 2015) at her home in Scottsdale, Arizona.

   Born October 29, 1919 in Elgin, Illinois, Doris was the daughter of Carl Eric and Anna Elizabeth Utberg Josephson.  She married Duane L. Martin in Elgin, Illinoios on March 1, 1952.  He preceded her in death on May 3, 1992.

   Doris served her country as a nurse in the U. S. Army during WW II.

   She had been a member at Luther Memorial Church in Quincy. She enjoyed bowling in various leagues for many years.

  Doris was employed as a registered nurse in Elgin until her marriage. She then devoted her life to raising her family.

   Survivors include her son Kevin Martin of Phoenix, AZ; a brother, Roland Josephson of Elgin, IL; and three nieces.

  Mrs. Martin was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister in law, Doris Josephson.

   Memorial graveside services will be held Friday October 9, 2015 10:00 a.m. in Sunset Cemetery with Pastor Gayle Pope officiating.  Military honors will be conducted by the Illinois National Guard Funeral Detail.

   There is no visitation but friends are invited to the graveside services.

   Memorials may be made to the Illinois Veteran's Home Activity Fund.

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Richardson Family
   Posted Tue September 29, 2015
My family would like to send sincere condolences to the Martin family for the loss of your dear loved one. May you find comfort and hope from the bible promise at Isaiah 25:8. Pray constantly, avoid isolation, and lean on God as you cope during this most difficult time.

Mark and Lisa Engelman and Family
   Posted Wed September 30, 2015
So sad to hear about Mrs. Martin's passing. To her son Kevin, you took good care of your mom when she needed you in her later years, and we know she was grateful to have you by her side. It's hard to take care of your parents but even harder to loose them. Hang in there and remember we and all your friends are here for you and Jack if you need us. Condolences to you and all of the family.

Mark, Lisa, Carter, and Trent

Rita Yaeger
   Posted Sat October 03, 2015
She was my favorite aunt. I made several trips to Quincy each year. I have many wonderful memories of the time we spent together. I will miss her dearly.

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