Marta T. Myska
Marta T. Myska, of Lodi, CA, passed on to a better place on February 7, 2012, just one week short of her 68th birthday, after a long and brave battle with MDS and cancer.
Marta was born in Los Angeles and graduated from Madera High School in 1959. She received her BA in Art History and English from the University of California at Davis in 1965 and continued at UC Davis to earn her teaching certificate the next year. She taught art, English and English as a second language at Lodi High School until her retirement in 2005.
In addition to her love of teaching, Marta enjoyed pottery, painting and writing and actively pursued her "small art" painting and writing until shortly before her death.
Marta is survived by her daughter Margaret J. Marshall, Margaret's husband Donovan and their three daughters, Zamara, Katerina and Marta Marshall, all of Auckland, New Zealand. She also is survived by her stepson William Myska, his wife Cheryl and their children, Elizabeth and Samantha Roberts of Terre Haute, Indiana, her stepson Ronald Myska and his wife Michelle and their children, Chase, Shelby, Lauren, and Ian, of Fairfield, CA, and by her sister Lois G. Andrews, her husband Glenn and her sons Kenneth and Benjamin, of Waterford, CT.
Services of remembrance will be held at the Grace Presbyterian Church, 10 N. Mills Ave., Lodi, CA 95242, on the 14th February at 11am.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Sierra Club or American Cancer Society.
Published by Lodi-News Sentinel from Feb. 14 to Feb. 21, 2012.
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Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
March 9, 2012
Marta has been a grace in my life for the past 20 years. She was honest and straight forward, witty and true, and loved to read and share her books with friends. She stopped by to say goodbye just days before she passed away. She is one of my hero's and truly a gift from God! My sincere condolences to her family.
Lindarae LaRocca
March 7, 2012
Mrs. Myska was my art teacher my sophmore and junior years at Lodi High. She was the one teacher, being a new student that year to Lodi High, to really make me feel comfortable. RIP
kelly o'carroll
February 26, 2012
She was my best and dearest friend, and while she will be sorely missed, I am certain that she will save places in Heaven for those of us she left behind. fly with the angels, my friend.
Kathy meader
February 18, 2012
"Miss Garner" was one of my favorite teachers Freshman and Sophomore years when I had her for Art I and Art II. She had a sunny disposition and was a wonderful teacher. My sympathy to you.
Shirley Kort Meath
February 17, 2012
She was my Freshman English teacher back in the mid 80s. She was nice.
Scot Martin
February 15, 2012
Margo, we are sorry that your Mom has passed away. Thank you for stopping by my work to update me on her health conditions. We had lots of fun at the Christmas parties. We looked forward to the the spaghetti dinner on New Year's Eve, then playing Uno and that Tower game I was horrible at. We will miss Marta's witty remarks and her artwork. She is now at peace and will be missed. Love to you and your family.
Steve and Suz Hatch
February 14, 2012
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