Martha Louise "Marty" YAHN

Marty (Willis) Yahn passed away February 17, 2013 after a courageous battle with brain lymphoma. Preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, John Douglas "Doug" and her sister Ina Ruth "Susie" Martin. Survived by her brother Charles Robert "Bob" (Cheryl) Willis, son Stephen Douglas (Helen) Yahn, daughter Janet Elaine Lewis, grandchildren Geoffrey (Gretchen) Yahn, Sarah (Ruben) Yahn/Romero, Kevin (Krista) Lewis, and Nick (Karie) Lewis. Loving great-grandmother of Otis Yahn, Sam and Tyler Romero, and Kaleb and Kylie Lewis. She was anxiously awaiting the arrival of her sixth great-grandchild in April. She leaves many nieces and nephews as well as friends and family. She was born on January 31, 1930 to Naomi (Harper) and Charles Frank Willis in Columbus, Ohio. She moved to California where she married her sweetheart Doug from Columbus, Ohio. They raised their two children in Santa Monica, CA where she worked for over 26 years as an accountant for General Telephone. After retirement, she and her husband traveled the US in their motor home for two years. They settled in Tillamook, Oregon until her husband passed away in 2004. She then moved to Port Orchard, WA to be closer to her son and family. In 2012 she moved to Rohnert Park, CA to be with her daughter. There will be a private family gathering at a later date. Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to . Adobe Creek Funeral Home

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Adobe Creek Funeral Home
331 Lakeville Street Petaluma, CA 94952

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Mar. 3 to Mar. 4, 2013