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Susan Marion Martin

Susan Marion Martin

Susan Marion Martin, 84, of Dorena, died on Aug. 19, 2019.
She was born in Hood River on Dec. 3, 1934 to Ephriam Ashley and Marion Ninnette (Hollinghead) Miller.
Susan graduated from Hood River High School and was an assembly worker for General Motors, Epson Computers and Roseburg Lumber. She enjoyed gardening, cake decorating, making cookies and cleaning floors. In the 1970s, Susan rode dirt bikes.
She was a member of Good Samaritan Church in Dorena. She married Ernest Samuel Martin on March 11, 2006 in Woodburn.
She is survived by her husband, Sam; sons, Stan (Joanne) Richardson, Howard (Dawn) Richardson and Daniel (Barbara) Richardson; stepdaughters, Sheryl Shumway and Brenda Speas; stepson, Ernie Martin; 14 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8 at Good Samaritan Church. A graveside service was at Sears Cemetery on Aug. 26.
Arrangements are in the care of Smith Lund Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove.



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