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Jeanne Martin, 90

Jeanne (Titterud) Martin, age 90, of Phoenix, AZ, formerly of Cokato, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011.

She was born Dec. 30, 1920, in Cokato, to Victor and Alma (Swenson) Titterud.  She was the youngest of five brothers and sisters.

Jeanne married Albert Vroom Martin Nov. 28, 1954, at her parents’ home with her brother, the Rev. Vincent Titterud officiating. 

They had twin boys, with only Billy surviving until 13 years of age; and a third son, Robert Brian Martin.

In 1965, the family moved to Scottsdale, AZ, where Jeanne worked as a wife and mother, then later worked as a dental hygienist. She changed careers to the field of accounting, and worked until the age of 68.

Jeanne loved to visit with friends and family, play Skippo, and go to church.  She also loved baking, gardening, reading the Bible, listening to nature, and playing games.

Jeanne is survived by her son, Robert; sisters Corinne and Irma; brother Vincent; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service took place Wednesday, Aug. 17 at the Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery of Cokato with the Rev. Wally Glucklich officiating.

Arrangements were handled by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato.