MARTIN, Anna Ruth Caufman|
Anna Ruth Caufman Martin, age 95, formerly of Lakeway and Austin, Texas died Sunday, June 1, 2014 in Fredericksburg, Texas.
Anna was born on February 7, 1919 in Gallipolis, Ohio to Walter Lee and Clara (Sommers) Caufman, her being the sixth of their seven children, all who have preceded her in death.
On December 27, 1937, Anna married her high school sweetheart, Robert H. Martin and they began a long life in the oil business with the Texas Company, Texaco and Chevron that took them all over the world looking for oil. After many adventures and much success they retired in Lakeway in 1979 with many of their lifetime friends.
In 2001, they joined old and new friends at Westminster Manor in Austin. Mother said, "It was like living on a cruise ship!" In 2006, Bob passed away after 69 years with Anna.
In 2011, Anna moved to Fredericksburg to be near her daughter. She is survived by her children, Robert H. Martin, Jr. and his wife, Katherine of Boulder, Colorado, and William L. Martin of Denver, Colorado and by Susan Boessling of Fredericksburg, Texas; granddaughter, Julie Darrow and husband, Joe; and her great-granddaughter, Catherine Darrow, all of Boulder, Colorado.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Cook-Walden/Forest Oaks Memorial Park.
Condolences may be made by visiting www.cookwaldenforestoaks.com.
Published in Austin American-Statesman from June 6 to June 7, 2014