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Joyce M. Martin

Joyce M. Martin

On the morning of May 20th Joyce Martin passed away in Lincoln, NE at the age of 89. She was born in 1929 in L'Anse, MI. She received her nursing degree in Milwaukee, WI and began a life of adventure working in Colorado, California, Oregon, Alaska and finally Minnesota. She was a nurse for over 30 years and when she retired she took up painting and she was a founding member of the Gallery North in Bemidji, MN. This was a special part of her life and she treasured the friends she made there. She was a great mother and grandmother and treasured her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents Leo and Laura LeDuc, her sister Jackie Melio, her first husband Robert Short and her second husband Ivan Martin. She is survived by her daughters Heather Short and Molly Short and her granddaughters Brianna Fields and Sarah Osgood.

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