Obituary for Shirley Ann Martens Shirley A. Martens, 85 of Grand Island passed away peacefully with her family at her side, Monday, August 27, 2018 at CHI Health-St. Francis. Services will be 2 PM Friday at All Faiths Funeral Home. Dan Naranjo will officiate. Cremation will take place following the service with burial of ashes at a later date in the Grand Island Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Thursday at All Faiths Funeral Home. Shirley was born July 14, 1933 at Alda the daughter of Carl and Edna (Schlie) Anderson. She graduated from Wolbach High School class of 1951. On June 16, 1951 she was united in marriage to Harry Martens. She was employed by K-Mart in Indiana; North Skagway in Grand Island, 15 years for Burger King on 2nd Street and South Locust; Walmart in Oklahoma and Grand Island Walmart. Shirley’s enjoyments included camping, crocheting, the Huskers, bingo and spending time with family. She is a member of Peace Lutheran Church. Survivors include her children, Carol (Dale) Bruss of Fargo, ND, David (Lori) Martens of Cedar Lake, Ind., Mike (Kim) Martens of Norman, Okla., Todd (Lorrie) Martens of Grand Island; daughter-in-law, Melissa Martens of Norman, Okla.; son-in-law, Randy Grotzky of Grand Island; 10 grandchildren; 4 Step grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; six step great-grandchildren; brother, Eugene Anderson of Grand Island and sisters, Sharon Jamison of Giltner, Roberta Glines of Central City and Betty Mabon of Aurora. She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry who passed February 21, 2015; daughter, Connie (Gary) Farley; daughter, Colleen Grotzky; her parents; brothers, Darrell Anderson, Richard Anderson, infant brother, Robert; and sister, Mary Martin. A memorial fund will be established in Shirley’s name. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Shirley Ann Martens please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Shirley Ann Martens July 14 1933 August 27 2018.
Death notice for the town of: Grand Island, state: Nebraska