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Gertrude (McKee) Martin

July 9, 1930 — April 18, 2022

Mrs. Gertrude M. (Mc Kee) Martin of Vassar, Michigan passed away Monday April 18, 2022, with family at her side, at the age of 91.

The daughter of the late Omer and Geraldine (Howell) Mc Kee Gertrude was born in Turner, Michigan on July 9, 1930. Gertrude was employed with Chevrolet of Bay City, and she retired after 33 years of employment with General Motors. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Vassar. For several years Gertrude served as the church Secretary, she helped, also with the youth group Awana Club, and would often play the piano for church. Gertrude also loved reading and had a large personal library.

Left to cherish her many wonderful memories is her family. Two children; daughter and son in-law, Barbara (Willard) Pochoday, and a son and daughter in-law, Gary (Jan) Martin. She also leaves 5 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, a sister Nancy (Bob) Davis. Gertrude leaves also several nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.  Besides her parents, Gertrude is preceded in death by her husband John, grandson Kyle Martin, and a brother Alton Mc Kee.

The family will receive friends at the Hanlin Funeral Home in Millington, Michigan on Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and for a brief time on Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until services begin. Funeral service for Gertrude will be on Saturday beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Vassar, with the burial to follow at the Eastlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Saginaw, Michigan. Memorial Gifts of Remembrance can be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association. You’re welcome to leave condolences, share memories, or light a candle at Hanlin Funeral Home has been assisting the family with arrangements.


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Friday, April 22, 2022

2:30 - 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

Hanlin Funeral Home - Millington

4823 Main St, Millington, MI 48746

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 23, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church of Vassar

5880 Frankenmuth Rd, Vassar, MI 48768

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