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Genevieve M. (Simpson) Martin

March 18, 1930 ~ March 29, 2018 (age 88)

     Genevieve M. Martin age 88 of Fowler, MI, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2018 at Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor, St. Johns, MI.

     A Memorial Service will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI, on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 11:00 A.M., with Mr. Mark Simmon officiating.  Visiting will be held on Thursday an hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

     Genevieve was born in Clinton County, MI on March 18, 1930, the daughter of Oral and Ilene (Martin) Simpson.  Genevieve married Urban Martin on January 14, 1950 in St. Johns; Urban passed away on May 30, 1986. 

     Genevieve was a lifetime member of the Fowler VFW. She loved to play cards at the Portland Senior Center.  Spending time with her family was a very important part of her life.  Genevieve resided most of her life in Fowler.

     She is survived by her 6 daughters: Virginia and John Ballard of St. Johns, MI; Sandra Kolp of Fowler, MI; Janet and Lesley Kohagen of Fowler, MI; Sharon and Paul Weber of St. Johns, MI; Karen and Fred Kohagen of St. Johns, MI; Sue and Gary Smith of Decatur, AL; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Mary Rhynard of St. Johns, MI; and several nieces and nephews.  Genevieve was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 3 sisters and a brother.

     Memorials may be made to Sparrow Hospice or Hazel Findlay Country Manor.  Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI.

Donations may be made to:

Sparrow Hospice
1215 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing MI 48912

Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor
St. Johns MI 48879

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