Albertine C. “Teeny” Martin, 95, Jasper

Teeny MartinAlbertine C. “Teeny” Martin, 95, of Jasper, died Sunday (September 27) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Jasper June 19, 1920, to William and Anna (Otto) Schmitt. She married Howard A. Martin September 7, 1946, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. He died May 30, 2001.

Teeny was a homemaker and worked as a cook for Jasper VFW Post No. 673 for ove25 years. She was a member of St. Joseph Church and the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed embroidery, gardening, and cooking.

She is survived by two daughters, Jane Chase and husband Michael, Philomath, Oregon, and Virginia Shaw and husband Karl, Clarksville, Tennessee; two sons, Howard Martin, Jr., and wife Mary K., and William Martin, all of Jasper; five grandchildren, Chris Cissell, Jennifer Shouse, Greg Shaw, Valerie Kempf, and Vanessa McKinney; eight great-grandchildren, C.J. Cissell, Christina Crapes, Jacob and Jenna Shouse, Konnor and Trevor Shaw, and Gabrielle and Elijah Kempf, and one great-great-grandchild, Axl Crapes.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one son, James Martin, who died in infancy, one granddaughter, Jacqueline Shaw, two sisters, Alvina May, and Leona Knust, and one brother, Edward “Brew” Schmitt.

Friends may call from 2-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Jasper VFW Post No. 673 will present a memorial service at 6 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph’s Church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery.

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