|(Wednesday - October 14, 2020) -
Elaine M. Martin, age 94, of Niagara, passed away on Tuesday, October
13, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.
Elaine was born
October 11, 1926, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Louis and Ruth
(Hicks) Sentko. She married Leonard “Buck” Martin, Sr. on October 28,
1944 at the United Methodist Church in Iron Mountain. They were married
for over 55 years and resided in Iron Mountain and East Kingsford before
moving to Niagara. Buck preceded her in death on February 27, 2000.
Elaine worked for General Controls in Iron Mountain for many years and
was the oldest parishioner of Riverside United Methodist Church in
Her hobbies included going to the casino, playing bingo,
and volunteering at the church. Elaine especially loved the time spent
with family and friends. She will be remembered for her bubbly
personality and infectious laugh.
Survivors include one son,
Leonard (Kathy) Martin Jr. of Aurora; 10 grandchildren; 2
great-grandchildren, 15 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces
In addition to her parents and husband Buck, Elaine
was preceded in death by two daughters, Melody (Dan) Butler and Marilyn
Aderman; one granddaughter, Nancy Morin.; and one great-grandson, Lance
Private family services will take place. Burial will be
in Niagara Cemetery in Niagara.
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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, Niagara Chapel, to honor Elaine’s legacy of life.