Obituary of Shirley J. Martin
Adrian – Shirley J. Martin, age 86, of Adrian, died November 5, 2018, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility.
She was born on September 29, 1932, in Detroit to Herbert and Margaret (Conklin) Haviland. She graduated from Adrian High School in 1950. She married Joseph “Ed” Martin Sr.in Adrian on April 16, 1971. He preceded her in death on February 14, 2009. Shirley had been a resident of the Adrian area most of her life. She was employed at Bixby Hospital as a Unit Clerk, retiring in 1996. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.
Shirley is survived by three sons, Richard Cook Jr. of Adrian, David (Marline) Cook of Ionia, Michigan, and Michael (Sandy Lahart) Cook of Adrian; a daughter, Suzanne Lewis of Adrian; three step-sons, John (JoAnne) Martin of DeWitt, Joe Martin of Manitou Beach, and James Martin of California; a brother, Herbert (Bonnie) Haviland Jr. of Adrian; four grandchildren, Becky Baca and Kim Cook of Colorado, Erin (Carlos) Claros of California, and Dane Lewis of Adrian; four great grandchildren, Caleb, Eliana, Dylan, and Corbyn; two nieces and one nephew. In addition to her husband, Ed, she was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, John and Florence Conklin; and two half-sisters.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2018, from 5-7 p.m. with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian and also on Friday, November 9, 2018, from 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. at the church. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Friday, November 9, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church presided by Fr. Jack Loughran. Burial will be in Lenawee County Memorial Gardens, Tecumseh.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities of Adrian. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.