Born: Fri., May 12, 1922
Died: Tue., Jun. 27, 2017

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Jul. 01, 2017
Location: Gorman Funeral Home - Converse Chapel

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Memorial services for Jean Genevra Martin, 95, will be held Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at the Gorman Funeral Homes - Converse Chapel in Douglas, Wyoming with Kirby Kudlak of the Esterbrook Community Church officiating and Randy Cathcart and Brian Cross as eulogists. Inurnment will be at the Douglas Park Cemetery.

Jean Martin passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at the Memorial Hospital of Converse County in Douglas, surrounded by her loving family.

Jean was born Friday, May 12, 1922 in Flint, Michigan. She was raised and educated in Sault Saint Marie, Michigan by her loving grandparents, Anna and Oliver Williams. After high school Jean moved to Oregon where she met Elmer Joseph "Bud" Martin and was employed as a dental assistant. Jean and Bud moved to Wyoming to raise their family.

Jean enjoyed crocheting, bird watching, jigsaw puzzles, Yahtzee, all of her daycare children, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was affectionately known as "Grandma Jean.''

She is survived by her children; Valerie (Charles) Haskins of Douglas, Genevra (Kenneth) Simonton of Douglas, Bradford (Michelle) Martin of Centerville, Texas, Carol (Dave) Sheetz of Douglas, Robert (Sherrie) Martin of Douglas, Barbara (Brian) Cross of Wheatland; grandchildren, Jeff Haskins, Chad Haskins, Ryan (Serena) Cathcart, Nicole Hughes,  Randy Cathcart, Josh Sheetz, Michael Hughes, Rachel (Clint) Corean, Candace Sheetz, Shelby (Anthony)  Rodriguez, Alicia Cross, Brent (Cassie) Cross and great grandchildren, Tanner and William Haskins, Brayden and Brody Cathcart, Kiler Meeks, Allyssa Tschaher, Tyah Gallegos, Helaynaa, Sam and Kadence Moffit, Codi Sheetz and Jenna Rodriquez.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Martin, on March 23, 1967; daughter, Linda Martin, in 1985; and son, William Martin, on February 19, 1985.

Serving as honorary pallbearers are her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A memorial to the Converse County Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 393, Douglas, Wyoming 82633 would be appreciated by the family.

The Gorman Funeral Homes - Converse Chapel of Douglas, Wyoming is in charge of the arrangements.
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Tom & Loydaine Strock
   Posted Wed June 28, 2017
Dear Neve & Kenny,
So sorry about your Mom.
Tom & Loydaine

Rosann Roberts
   Posted Thu June 29, 2017
To the family of "Grandma Jean",
Our family was blessed by having our two boys partially raised in their early years by Grandma Jean! She was one of a kind and became a very dear part of our family. She not only cared for our boys but helped us as young parents learn from her patience, her kind and giving spirit and her natural way of nurturing young children to become self-confident, adventurous and respectful humans. May she rest in peace and may you all be comforted by her loving spirit witch will always be with us!
Love, Tyler, Brandon, Kevin and Rosann Roberts

Elsie Reynolds
   Posted Fri June 30, 2017
To the family of Jean Martin

I'm sorry for your loss. Jean was a beautiful person. She always had a smile and kind word to all. I loved waking her up, saying good morning. wake up Little Suzy. She would wake up and smile. She will be missed. My deepest sympathy.


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