Patricia A. Martens

July 1, 1933 – Oct. 12, 2013

Patricia A. Martens, 80, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Fairhaven in Whitewater. Pat was born July 1, 1933, the daughter of Fred and Ruth (Cumming) Blomiley on the family farm in Ottawa. She married Donald Martens on April 16, 1955, at the Palmyra United Methodist Church.

She was the loving wife of Donald for 58 years; beloved mother of the late Jeffrey (Lynn) Martens of Whitewater, Robin Martens of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Kim (Mark) Murn of Palmyra; dear grandmother of Matthew (fiancée Andie), Jacob (Shaina), Michael (Tanya), Alex, Haley, Courtney, Emily, and Allison; and sister of Barbara (late Tom) Taddy. Pat is further survived by other relatives and many dear friends.

Pat was preceded in death by her son, Jeffrey; a brother, Gerald; and a sister, Mary Ellen.

Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. until the 1:30 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Oct. 17, at Haase Lockwood & Associate Funeral Home, 320 W. Main St., Palmyra, with the Rev.

Lawrence Turner officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Palmyra.

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Palmyra is assisting the family, 495-2127. For the online guest registry, please go to www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.