Virginia W. Martin

Sept. 4, 1921 – June 27, 2013

Virginia W. Martin, of Pewaukee, died Thursday, June 27, 2013 at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc at the age of 91 years. She was born in Huron, S.D., on Sept. 4, 1921, the only child of the late Robert and Lois (nee Drew) Wilkin.

She was a graduate of Shorewood High School.

On Nov. 26, 1944 she married Darrell Martin at Shorewood Presbyterian Church; he preceded her in death on Oct. 18, 2007. Virginia was an active member of Kettle Moraine United Presbyterian Church, where she served as a church elder, worked as the children’s choir director and enjoyed helping with the Vacation Bible School. She was previously a member of North Shore Presbyterian Church.

Virginia enjoyed horseback riding and was an excellent artist in a variety of media.

She had a great voice and beautiful music talent. Virginia was a supporter of the Pewaukee Public Library and she found great joy in spending time outdoors with her husband.

She will be sadly missed by her children, the Rev. Mark (Carol) Martin of Iowa City, Iowa, Deacon Todd (Colleen) Martin of Madison and Mary (Jeff) Bublitz of Pewaukee; her grandchildren, Meghan (Jeremy) Breidenbach of Waukesha, Matthew (Mandy) Bublitz of Fall River, Maureen Ann (Mike) Ericson of Madison, Rob (Barbara) Martin of Seattle, Wash., Katie (Ryan) Starr of Tacoma, Wash., and Scott (Lisa) Martin of Puyallup, Wash., along with her great-grandchildren, Lindsay, Joshua, Liam, Kaitlyn, Autumn and Eve. She is further survived by her dear friend Susie Roesler of Sun Prairie, and her many friends at Kirkland Crossings.

Visitation will be held on Monday, July 1, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Visitation continues on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service at Kettle Moraine United Presbyterian Church, N66-W32690 County Road K, Hartland, WI 53029.

The Rev. Kurt D. Walker will preside. A private family burial will be held at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Milwaukee. If desired, memorials are appreciated to AngelsGrace Hospice, W359-N7430 Brown Street, Oconomowoc, WI 53066 or to Kettle Moraine United Presbyterian Church.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.