TRAVERSE CITY — "He leadeth me beside the still waters "¦"
Jane Pearl Lee Martin's indomitable spirit allowed her to give joy and love every day of her long life.
Consummate mother, she is survived by her children, Liz and Stuart Evans, of Torch Lake and Florida, Jenni and Dr. Terry Hebert, of Petoskey, and Leslie Lee, of Elk Rapids; grandmother to John and Marlana, Andrew, Jimmy Evans (Lizz Foster), Jeremy and Val, Trevor and Damon Huffman, MacKenzie, Whitney and Katherine Cowell; and great-grandmother to Lyla and Ari Huffman.
Jane was the daughter of Norton H. and Dorothy Waite Pearl; devoted twin sister of artist Betty Beeby, of Eastport; predeceased by sisters, Ann Bretz and Dorothy Malasky Pearl; aunt to Pearl family cousins, Norton Bretz, Katherine Berst, Josie Ellison, John and Jim Beeby, Jane Suwalsky, Steve Pearl and Andy Malasky, living in Eastport where she spent summers lifelong on Torch Lake since 1923.
Jane grew up in Detroit, was a Cooley High School graduate and a Michigan State and Central Michigan graduate.
She married the late Dr. John R. Lee, of Petoskey, in 1948, and is survived by his sister, Marilyn Lee (Dr. Richard); and nieces, Emily and Shelley Olds.
Jane was a swimmer and diver, an athlete and fan.
During World War II she was a pilot in Texas and an agent for the United States Weather Bureau. Later she married Jack Martin and worked as a teacher in Traverse City area, real estate agent, frequent contributor to the Record-Eagle and served her community as a Christian Science Practitioner for 25 years in Petoskey and Traverse City.
Jane Pearl Lee Martin lived true to her beliefs and values - never wavering. Jane was above all, loving, forgiving, intelligent, joyful, playful, strong, spirited and a comfort to others.
The family will have a celebration of Jane's life Aug. 3, 2013, at Pearl Harbor, Eastport, Mich.
TRAVERSE CITY — "He leadeth me beside the still waters "¦"
Prep Sports Scoreboard: 04/24/2014
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Letters to the Editor: 04/24/2014
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Sports in Brief: 04/24/2014
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Letters to the Editor: 04/17/2014
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