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Deborah Donn Martin

May 26, 1965 November 27, 2005
Deborah Donn Martin
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Debbie Don Martin of Enid, Oklahoma, formerly of Altus, Oklahoma, and Mason City, Iowa, passed away early Sunday morning, November 27, 2005. Debbie was in Altus, Oklahoma, visiting friends and family when she died of complications of an on going medical condition.
Debbie was born on May 26, 1965 to Don and Kathy Wendel in Mason City, Iowa. She attended schools in Mason City, Iowa through the 11th grade and graduated from high school in Fort Dodge, Iowa. John Perrott and Debbie were married in March of 1987. Two sons, Brandon and Jeremy were born to them. Debbie moved to Oklahoma and later married David Martin on June, 29, 1996. Debbie along with her husband and two sons have made their home in Enid, Oklahoma, for several years. Debbie's life was most fulfilling for her when she was with her husband and sons, and when family and friends were gathered for holidays and birthdays. Debbie enjoyed excitement and found that in playing bingo, shopping and playing table games with family and friends. She always made these events fun for everyone with her infectious smile, laugh and good humor. Debbie also enjoyed her travels to meet family in Las Vegas and to spend time with Grandma Groh in Texas.
In her youth, Debbie was an outstanding and highly ranked gymnast. Her dreams of a career as a gymnast were suddenly brought to an end when she was struck by an automobile while riding a moped with a friend at age fourteen. The effects of this injury plagued her throughout her life.
Debbie is preceded in death by her father Donald Wendel who died suddenly of a heart condition on Thanksgiving eve when Debbie was eighteen years old. She is also preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Willard and Bernice Wendel, her maternal grandfather Karl Groh, her step-mother, Blanche Janssen and uncle, Ken Alert.
Debbie is survived by her husband David Martin, sons Brandon and Jeremy Perrott of Enid, Oklahoma, her mother Katharine and stepfather Clyde Janssen of Clear Lake, Iowa; three sisters and their husbands and families Lynn and Jason Wise of Mason City, Iowa, Diana and Eric Tate of Altus, Oklahoma, and Kimber and Jim Cuthbertson of Aurora, Illinois, maternal grandmother Doris Groh, Mason City Iowa. Stepsisters, Kay and Scott Grein, Clear Lake, Iowa, Annette and Mike Thompson, Des Moines, Iowa, and stepbrother, Dave and Teresa Janssen; her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Don and Rita Martin, and sister-in-law Cheryl Avant and nephew, Jeremy of Altus, Oklahoma. Debbie also has numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins who adore her because of her ability to relate with tem on their terms. Also, a special friend, Ladonna Robertson and her family of Altus, Oklahoma.
Funeral services for Debbie Martin are Tuesday, November 29, 2005 at 10:00 am at Grace United Methodist Church in Altus, Oklahoma. Pastor George Lupton will be officiating, under the direction of Lowell-Tims funeral home.
There will be Funeral services at 10:00 am December 2nd 2005 at Messiah Lutheran Church in Mason c
City, Iowa. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Mason city, Iowa.

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