Elizabeth Marts
Elizabeth Marts

Obituary of Elizabeth Ann Marts

Mrs. Marts died on August 22, she was 94 years old. She was born in Peoria Illinois on January 18th, 1924, the only daughter of Elmer and Frances Kramer. Liz was raised and educated in Peoria and sang in a Big Band. She married Earl Marts on June 19, 1943. They lived in Peoria until 1952, when they moved to So. Calif. They lived in Fullerton, Calif. And then to Sheridan, Oregon in 1980. From 1986 -1995 Liz and Earl traveled with the Mobile Missionary Assistance Program. She lived in McMinnville from 1995 until she retired to Beaverton in 2016. She enjoyed singing, sewing, knitting, crocheting, and all kinds of craftwork and as a Sunday School teacher for many years. Family members said she was a strong Christian, a prayer warrior and a superb wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Survivors include her son, Doug Marts of Beaverton; her brother Don Kramer of Peoria, Ill; 2 daughters-in-law; four grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Liz was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Marts; son, Ken Marts of Sheridan and two brothers. A Celebration of Life for Elizabeth Ann Marts (Liz) will be held at Edgewood Downs at 7799 SW Scholls Ferry Rd. Beaverton, OR 97008. The family look forward to sharing memories of Liz with you in the Rose Room, coffee and treats will be served. Private family interment will be in Steele Cemetery, Falls City, Nebraska, next to her husband of 59 years. Memorial contributions may be made to Wycliffe Bible Translators or Providence Heart Institute.
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