Janet Martin, 80, of Sweet Home, passed away Wednesday December 17th. She was born in The Dalles to Ora R. and Hazel M. (Gilman) Workman.
Janet graduated from Wasco High School in 1952 and entered the nursing program at Lewis and Clark College that fall. She married Lee Eugene Martin on April 20, 1956 in Goldendale, Washington. Janet spent her adult life in nursing. She began at The Dalles General Hospital and spent most of her career at Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, spending 30 years in surgery at Good Samaritan in Portland.
Janet was very active with the Lebanon and Sweet Home Elkettes, spending the last ten years with the Sweet Home Chapter.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Lee Martin of Sweet Home; son, Michael Murray Martin of Bend; and daughter, Erin Lee Wiggins of Albany; six grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. Janet was preceded in death by her daughter, Susan (2009).
Janet’s family wants to thank all the relatives, friends and well wishers for their care and love. She is much loved and will be missed by many. Donations may be made in her name to the Cancer Society of Oregon.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com
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