Obituary: Marion Martens

PARAMUS — Marion (Kreis) Martens, 84, died on Feb. 16.

Born in Clifton, she married her husband of 62 years, Herbert S. "Marty" Martens in 1951, who predeceased her She stayed at home to raise their children then assisted her husband with the management of Martens Body and Fender in Glen Rock until their retirement in 2004. She was a longtime member of Carlstadt Mixed Chorus.

She is survived by her children, Gary Martens of Sugar Land, Texas and Lori and son-in-law Lloyd Simpson of Boothwyn, Pa.; her two grandchildren; her two great-grandchildren; her sister and brother-in-law, Lorraine and Henry Kolb; and her brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Barbara Kreis.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20 at the C.C. Van Emburgh Funeral Home in Ridgewood, with a memorial service at 2:30 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the , 20 Mercer St., Hackensack, NJ 07601.


Funeral Home

C. C. Van Emburgh - Ridgewood
306 E Ridgewood Ave  Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(201) 445-0344
Published in Town News on Feb. 18, 2014