Marten, Bernice

Written by David Green.

Bernice Mae Marten, 76, of St. Johns, Mich., died April 10, 2007.

She was born Sept. 19, 1930, in Hillsdale, Mich., the daughter of Frederick and Geraldine (LaFollette) Mohr. She married Harold C. Marten on June 10, 1961, in Lenawee County, Mich., and he preceded her in death June 24, 1995.

Bernice was a homemaker, and was a member of Pilgrim United Methodist Church.

Bernice is survived by her children, Debra McDeavitt of St. Johns, Mich., and John C. Marten of Savannah, Ga., and a brother, Robert Mohr of Morenci.

A memorial service was scheduled April 13 at South Bingham Cemetery in St. Johns with Pastor Kenneth J. Bremer officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ingham Regional Medical Center, Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor or Sparrow Hospice.

Arrangements were handled by Osgood Funeral Home in St. Johns.

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