Aug. 21, 1921
— Sept. 28, 2008
Mae MARTIN , of
Longmont, Colorado, died Sunday, September 28, 2008, at Longmont United
Hospital due to complications from heart surgery. She was 87 years old.
born August 21, 1921, near Niwot, Colorado, to Frank Ardner Johnson and
Ethel May (Fitzhugh) Johnson. She grew up on the family farm just west of
Coot Lake, attended the Batchelder School, and graduated from Boulder High
School in 1938. During WWII, Gladys assisted the war effort by working at
Goodyear Rubber Company and at a metal heat-treating plant in California.
She returned to Colorado and worked for as an operator for the local phone
22, 1947, Gladys married Lorenza Carl “Bud” Martin in Niwot. The couple made
their home in Longmont.
was an avid fan of University of Colorado athletics, especially women’s
basketball. She enjoyed following the Little League World Series. While her
children were in school, she never missed a band concert or their other
school events. Her family will miss her tremendously, along with her
delicious macaroni and cheese.
include her husband, Bud Martin of Longmont; children, Lee Martin and his
wife, Kari of Colorado Springs, Nancy Sandoval
and her husband, Arcy of Longmont, and Alan Martin and his wife, Ann of
Denver; three grandchildren, Kim, David and Ilana; and a brother, Henry
Johnson and his wife, Berdette, of Loveland.
preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, F. LaVerne and LeRoy
Johnson; a sister, Helen Averill; and a brother and sister who died as
children in the 1918 flu epidemic.
services will be held at Foothills Gardens of Memory at 2:30 p.m. on
Thursday, October 2, 2008.
be made to the Longmont Humane Society, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont, CO
thoughts, memories and condolences with the family at www.howe mortuary.com.
Publish date: 8/15/2009
Nov. 28, 1919 —
Aug. 14, 2009 Lorenza Carl ‘Bud’MARTIN
, of Longmont, Colorado, died Friday, August 14, 2009, at Applewood Living
Center. He was 89 years old.
Mr. Martin was
born November 28, 1919, in Scalplevel, Pa., the son of Lorenzo and Matilda
Martin. On February 22, 1947, Bud married Gladys Johnson in Niwot, Colorado.
The couple made their home in Longmont.
Bud was a veteran
who served in WWII as part of the U.S. Army.
His parents and
sister, Peg Hirsch as well as his loving wife, Gladys Martin who passed away
last September, preceded him in death. Survivors include his children, Lee
(Kari) Martin of Colorado Springs, Nancy (Arcy)
Sandoval of Longmont and Alan (Ann) Martin of Denver; brother Don
(Dolores) of Bar Harbor, Maine; sister Mary Louise (Bill) Dennehy of
Annapolis, Maryland; three grandchildren, Kim (Joe) Gray, David Martin and
Ilana Martin; three great-grandchildren; and three
A visitation will
be held for family and friends on Tuesday, August 18, 2009, from 2:00 p.m.
to 6:00 p.m. at Howe Mortuary in Longmont. A graveside service will be held
at Foothills Gardens of Memory located at the intersection of Highway 287
and County Road 4 just north of Longmont on Wednesday, August 19, 2009, at
11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Colorado Trout Unlimited,
1320 Pearl Street, Suite 320, Boulder, CO 80302.
thoughts, memories and condolences with the family at www.howemortuary.com