Mary Kaye Martinson (1933 - 2014)

  • "Our thoughts and prayers are with you."
    - Michael, Kristin, Carolyn and Diah Johnson
  • "So sorry for your loss..I was fortunate to get to see Mary..."
    - Lynn Revell
  • "What a wonderful lady your Mom was!!! Please accept our..."
  • "Aunt Mary, I will miss you! Even though we lived far away..."
    - Susie Schneider
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    - Betty Larson

Mary Kaye Martinson, 80

Cold Spring

July 7, 1933 - May 23, 2014

Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Mary Martinson, age 80, who died Friday at her home.  Burial will be at 6:00 p.m. Saturday at The Calvary Cemetery, in Morris, MN.

Relatives and friends may gather 11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Saturday in the St. Boniface Church Narthex, Cold Spring, MN.

Mary was born in Sioux Falls, SD to Robert and Catherine (Ziegler) Schneider.  She married Robert "Bob" Martinson on August 18, 1953.  Mary was a teacher and dedicated mother to her nine children.  She served as a substitute teacher at various local schools, and was a devoted member of St. Boniface Parish.  She loved to garden, bowl and golf.

Survived by her daughter, Nancy DesMarais; sons, Steven (Patricia), Thomas (LeaAnn), Tim (Susan), James (Linda), William, Robert Jr. (Aileen), and Isaac; nineteen grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; siblings, Pat Hintze, Robert (Chloe) Schneider, Kathy (Dean) Fitzler, Bill (Patty) Schneider, and Colleen (Bill) Holiday.

Preceded in death by her husband, Bob (2009); daughter, Susan; granddaughter, Megan; brother, Jim Schneider.


Funeral Home
Wenner Funeral Home
600 Red River Avenue South Cold Spring, MN 56320
(320) 685-7762
Funeral Home Details
Published in the St. Cloud Times on May 25, 2014