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Martha Polk Hamilton


1929 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Martha Polk Hamilton Obituary
March 1, 1929 - December 10, 2017 Martha Polk Hamilton passed away peacefully on December 10, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. She was 88. Martha was born in NYC in 1929 but grew up in Beverly Hills, Calif. She was a graduate of Scripps College where she was President of her Class and following her marriage to Lawrence Hamilton in 1951 lived most of her life in Claremont. She is survived by her children Mark, Beth and Justy Veenbaas as well as her daughter-in-law Bobbette and son-in-law Peter Veenbaas, in addition her brother and sister-in-law Peter and Carol Polk. She also had 6 grandchildren: Rachel, Cameron, Elizabeth, Gilbert, Brooke and Georgi. For those wanting to make a donation in her name they can be made to either: Planned Parenthood-Columbia Willamette Chapter, or to Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Portland Food Ministry.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Dec. 21, 2017
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