Rebecca L. ‘Becky’ Martin

Rebecca L. ‘Becky’ Martin (nee Garbe) went home to heaven Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at age 93.

Becky resided in New Berlin her entire life on the family farms and was a lifetime member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tess Corners.

She was the beloved wife of more than 70 years to the late Noel Martin.

She is survived as the loving mother of Carolyn (the late Thomas) Bourdo and Nancy Whitehouse-Knoebel and dear sister-in-law of Lucille Smith. Becky was grandmother of five, great-grandmother of 14 and great-great grandmother of one. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Carl Martin, two brothers and four sisters.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. funeral service Monday, Jan. 29, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, S66-W14325 Janesville Road, Tess Corners. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church are appreciated.

Max A. Sass & Sons Westwood Chapel of Muskego is serving the family. For more information, call 679-1560 or visit online at