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May 13, 2004

GEORGIANNA “JAN” MARTIN
(2/20/1932 – 4/25/2004)



Georgianna “Jan” Martin, 72, died April 25, 2004, of cancer at Kavanagh House, a Hospice facility, in Des Moines, IA. Services were held April 29, 2004 at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, Des Moines, IA.

Jan was born February 20, 1932, in Memphis, MO, to John Stuart and Mary Aleathia (Moyer) Monroe.

She graduated from Memphis High School and went to work for the FBI in Washington, DC. She later moved to Des Moines, IA, where she worked at Northwestern Bell Telephone from which she retired.

She married Harold Martin, August 31, 1957. After retirement, they wintered in Texas and spent their summer months at Cutty’s Resort in Grimes.

She is survived by her husband, Harold Martin; two daughters, Janice (Jerry) Lawless of Urbandale, IA and Joyce (Tony) Trout of Des Moines, IA; grandchildren, Whitney, Anthony and Samantha; a brother-in-law, Henry Adams of Memphis, MO; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Mary Besse Cockrill and Jeanette Adams; and a brother-in-law, David Cockrill.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Inurment will be at a later date.


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