Marianne S. Martin

June 25, 1943 - April 29, 2011

Marianne S. Martin of New Berlin passed away Friday, April 29, 2011, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 67. She was born June 25, 1943, to Harry E. and Dorothy J. (nee Arens) Brandsey.

Marianne was the owner and operator of Personalized Home Care, serving Waukesha County for many years. She loved gardening and flowers, and enjoyed the yard at her home. On Dec. 2, 1989, she married Michael Martin.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Michael Martin of New Berlin, and her two children, Todd (Val) Herr and Jeff (Laura) Herr. She was the proud grandmother of Justin, Katlyn and Melina Herr. She is further survived by her sisters and brothers, Margaret (Tom) Stanley, Theresa (Frank) Matheus, Philip (Katarina) Brandsey and Edward (Charlene) Brandsey, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Harry Brandsey, and her mother, Dorothy Brandsey.

Visitation and services were held Tuesday, May 3, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Interment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Milwaukee.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to for directions or to leave an online tribute.