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Jane E. Martin

Female 1929 - 2008  (79 years)


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  • Name Jane E. Martin 
    Born 11 Aug 1929  Chicago, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Aug 2008  Madison, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 27 Aug 2008  Resurrection Cemetery, Madison, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I08446  Selves Family Tree
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2018 

    Father Eugene Martin 
    Mother Elizabeth Klewer,   d. 1981 
    Family ID F2886  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Jane E. Martin
      (August 11, 1929 - August 22, 2008)

      Madison - Jane E. Martin died peacefully on Aug. 22, 2008 at Capitol Lakes Retirement Center, Madison. She was born Aug. 11, 1929 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Eugene and Elizabeth (Klewer) Martin. Jane graduated from Madison Central High School and began her career at Rayovac and later worked for the state of Wisconsin. She was employed in the Highway Division of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, where she advanced to an administrative position before her retirement. She volunteered in the gift shop at St. Mary�s and Meriter hospitals for many years and was employed part time at the Monona branch of the Madison Public Library after retiring. Jane enjoyed golf, bowling, and travel and was an avid Cubs fan.

      A member of St. Raphael�s since childhood, Jane was a devout Catholic. She served as President of the Catholic Daughters of America and was active in many church related organizations including the St. Raphael Altar Society. She was associated with the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary.

      Jane was a devoted daughter, caring for her mother for many years before her death in 1981. She was a loving aunt and cousin who had a keen interest in her extended family. Jane will be remembered as a kind, generous woman who loved and served God and her neighbor. She is survived by sister-in-law, Avis Martin; nephews, Dennis (Kim) Martin; Patrick (Lynn) Martin; and Brendan Martin, all of Mukwonago; a niece, Kate (Chris) Conrad, Milwaukee; a first cousin, Mary C. Foegen, Winona, MN; and other relatives and friends. Besides her parents, Jane was preceded in death by her brother, James J. Martin, in 2003, and two other brothers in infancy.

      A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 at St. Patrick�s Catholic Church, 404 E. Main St., Madison, at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Msgr. Kevin Holmes and Rev. Msgr. Douglas Dushack concelebrating. A visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. Graveside services to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Raphael Cathedral Parish. The family would like to thank the staff at Meriter Health Services and Capitol Lakes Retirement Center for their kindness.


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