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The Post Register, 03/05/15
Viola Lewis Brooker Martinsen, 100, passed away, two days short of her 101 birthday,
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. She was born Feb. 28, 1914, in Paris, Idaho, to Walter Henry Mary
Ann Oakey Lewis.
She married Arnold Walter Brooker in November of 1935 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He
passed May 22, 1939.
Viola married Frank Henry Martinsen, who had five sons, on March 29, 1941, in Soda
Springs, Idaho. Frank passed away on February 27, 1993.
Viola was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served
in many callings in Young Women and Primary. She was also active in the P.T.A. and D.U.P.
She loved to do hand work. She was an avid Jazz fan, enjoyed crocheting, loved to fish and
play pinochle. She loved the activities and all her friends at the Gardens Assisted
Viola is survived by her children, Robert (Myra) Martinsen, Kareen Martinsen, Marjean
(Thad) Simpson, Gary Martinsen, Velden (Carolee) Martinsen and Sandra (Ray) Wadsworth, and
a posterity of over 300.
She was preceded in death by both of her husbands; sons, Reid and Dale Martinsen; and
daughters-in-law, DeLila and Sharon Martinsen.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at Lindquist's North Ogden
Mortuary, 2140 N. Washington Blvd. Friends may visit with family from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30
a.m. Saturday at the mortuary. Interment will be in Paris, Idaho, Cemetery.
Send condolences to the family at www.lindquistmortuary.com
Published in Post Register from Mar. 5 to Mar. 6, 2015
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