February 17, 1916 ~ June 9, 2006
Martin, Kathleen E. a 60 year resident of Lawndale, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, June 9, 2006 in Lawndale. Born in Tulsa, OK, she spent her early years in Wisconsin before moving to Southern California in the 1940's. Kathleen was a very active 90 when she died. She retired as a floor supervisor from JJ Newberrys in the South Bay Center (now the Galleria)after 15 years. Kathleen was a long time member of St. Catherine Laboure church and worked diligently to help improve the school. She joins her beloved husband of 58 years Edward, son Richard, and several brothers and sisters in watching over her family. Kathleen loved her family, her garden, video poker, and jaunts to Las Vegas.
She is survived by daughters, Karen Martin and Deborah Barker. Kathy was the beloved grandmother of Jack, Corrinn, Mandi, Erin, Christopher, and Kelly. She was the world's greatest great grandmother to Emily, Ashley, Eddie, and Alexandra. A gathering of family & friends will pay their respects on Thursday June 15th at 11:00 A.M. with a service beginning at 1:00 P.M. at Pacific Crest Cemetery Chapel in Redondo Beach.
Interment will follow the service at Pacific Crest Cemetery.
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