Mary (Quinn) Martian

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April 21, 1937 – May 8, 2019

Mary Irene (Quinn) Martian, 82, passed away May 8, 2019 at her home in La Mirada, CA surrounded by her children and loved ones.

She was born April 21, 1937 in Ossian, Iowa to Gordon and Ida (Brockamp) Quinn. Mary moved with her family to Harmony, MN, where they lived for five years. By 1944 her parents moved back to Timber Lake where she lived for all of her school years.

Mary met Edwin Martian during high school and they were married July 30, 1955. They remained in South Dakota until 1966 and during this time they had 5 of their 7 children. Mary and Ed moved to southern California where they lived and raised their family, having two more children.

Mary worked for over 30 years in office administration and had enjoyed retirement for more than 15 years.

She was a longtime member of St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church in La Mirada. She loved going to church daily to pray the rosary and volunteered every Monday. Mary had many church friends that she enjoyed spending time with.



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