Wanda (Burton) Martin
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Wanda (Burton) Martinâ€"super mother, grandmother and wife-left to join her Lord on October 7 at her home in Mission Viejo, California with her husband of 61 years near her side.
Wanda was born in Oklahoma but attended Yuba County schools, graduating from Marysville Union High School where she met and fell in love with Jack Martin.
Wanda and Jack moved to Long Beach where she worked for many years for the Long Beach Unified School District while caring for her two boys and helping Jack finish college and ultimately become a chief for the Long Beach Fire Department.
Jack and Wanda were life partners, and Wanda was most proud and happy when in the company of her family and friends. Wanda is survived by her husband, Jack; sons Jack Jr. and Mark, daughter- in-law Jennifer; grandsons Justin, Anson and Zachary; and her brother, Burl Foster. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, October 13, at Sutter Cemetery at 10am. In lieu of flowers the family requests you make a donation to the
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Published in Appeal Democrat on Oct. 11, 2012