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Martha L. Zucker

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Martha L. Zucker

On December 6, 2011, Martha L. Zucker passed away at her home in Torrance after a long-fought battle with Parkinson's disease. Born in Monett, Missouri, on October 9, 1937, the daughter of Carl and Franziska (Stork) Enke, and the sister of Erv, Lloyd, Orman, and stepbrothers, David and Donald Smith. Martha married Lawrence S. Zucker on May 20, 1967, preceding her in death November 2005. She worked 44 years for TWA as a load control specialist. Martha also worked for over 10 years with the city of Torrance at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, followed by the Torrance Airport as business manager. Not to mention her time spent as owner of Cookies by Design in Long Beach, CA from 1998-2005. She was very involved in the West Torrance community, serving numerous terms as PTA president at various schools in the area. A devout Christian, Martha was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Redondo Beach for over 40 years. Martha loved her family more than life itself, and is survived by her son, Lawrence and his wife, Gayle of San Diego and their children Little Low, Van and Zoe; her two daughters, Marla Thurman and husband, Torrance and Marti; brother, Lloyd and wife, Shirley Enke and sister-in-law, Betty Enke of Independence, MO; step-brother, Donald and wife, Norma Smith of Grain Valley, MO, many nieces and nephews; and numerous cherished friends. Services will be held on December 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 706 Knob Hill Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. Followed by Martha's favorite lunch… hot fudge sundaes. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to DS Action, P.O. Box 23453, San Diego, California, 92193, or the Kim Ministry at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Please sign the guestbook
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Published in Daily Breeze on Dec. 15, 2011
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