In memory of
Jean Reimers Martin
In memory of
Jean Reimers Martin
BORN: Jean Reimers on August 9, 1918 in Cleveland, Ohio; DIED: Peacefully departed on June 13, 2020 in San Jose, California; PREDECEASED BY: Parents: Edward and Flossie Reimers, Brothers: George and Charles Reimers, Sister: Ida May Brinkman, Husband of 67 years: David Martin, Son: James Martin, Granddaughter, Jennifer Beach, and Son-in-law, Ronald Beach; SURVIVED BY: Daughters: Lee Beach of Chagrin Falls, and Judith Martin of San Jose, California, and a Son, Thomas Martin of Elmyra, Oregon; Granddaughters, Betsy Mosgo, Barbara Makee, Megan Jones, and Emily Kavanaugh-Martin; Grandsons: Steven Cannon, Timothy Cannon, Daniel Beach, Michael Beach, David Martin, and Sean Cannon; Great-granddaughters: Hunter Block-Beach, Ellie Martin, Lea Martin, Julia Cannon, Jada Jones, Kiera Jones, Calleigh Cannon, Miranda Cannon, and Violet Beach; Great-grandsons: Devon Martin, James Martin, Benjamin Cannon, Michael Makee, and Cannon Beach; Great-great-grandsons: Caleb Martin and Giovanni Martin; Nieces: Linda Kordes, Barbara Cercone, and Bonnie Brinkman; Nephews: David Brinkman, Dean Brinkman, Daniel Mazzolini, Joseph Mazzolini, and Craig Reimers; Sister-in-Law: Lee Reimers; Daughter-in-Law: Tena Martin Jean graduated from Glenville High School in 1936, earned a bachelor's degree from Ohio State University in 1940, and taught physical education at Cleveland Heights High School for 25 years. Jean married David Martin in 1940 and they frequented tennis courts in Cleveland Heights, Ohio where they lived until 1957. Jean focused her time as a community volunteer. Her family moved to Lyndhurst, Ohio in 1958 to continue raising their four children while she earned her master's degree, majoring in Counseling, from Case Western Reserve University. Jean relocated to Chardon where she served in many organizations. She remained active her entire life by coaching field hockey, playing tennis year-round, where she exceled as a champion, and exercising at the Chardon YMCA until she reached the age of 97 years. She became her husband's caregiver during his nine-year battle with Alzheimer's and maintained her home in Chardon until moving to San Jose, California, in 2017. Her extensive family will miss her dearly and will forever hold her in their hearts. A Celebration of Life will take place near Chardon, Ohio when COVID-19 subsides. Further announcements will follow. Condolences may be sent to: cleveland.com/ . In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to: Alzheimer's Association, American Cancer Society, The Ohio State Alumni Association, or Mental Health Association in Geauga County.
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Neptune Society of Northern California - Castro Valley
2419 Grove Way
Castro Valley, CA 94546
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In memory of
Jean Reimers Martin
BORN: Jean Reimers on August 9, 1918 in Cleveland, Ohio; DIED: Peacefully departed on June 13, 2020 in San Jose, California; PREDECEASED BY: Parents: Edward and Flossie Reimers, Brothers: George and Charles Reimers, Sister: Ida May Brinkman, Husband of 67 years: David Martin, Son: James Martin, Granddaughter, Jennifer Beach, and Son-in-law, Ronald Beach; SURVIVED BY: Daughters: Lee Beach of Chagrin Falls, and Judith Martin of San Jose, California, and a Son, Thomas Martin of Elmyra, Oregon; Granddaughters, Betsy Mosgo, Barbara Makee, Megan Jones, and Emily Kavanaugh-Martin; Grandsons: Steven Cannon, Timothy Cannon, Daniel Beach, Michael Beach, David Martin, and Sean Cannon; Great-granddaughters: Hunter Block-Beach, Ellie Martin, Lea Martin, Julia Cannon, Jada Jones, Kiera Jones, Calleigh Cannon, Miranda Cannon, and Violet Beach; Great-grandsons: Devon Martin, James Martin, Benjamin Cannon, Michael Makee, and Cannon Beach; Great-great-grandsons: Caleb Martin and Giovanni Martin; Nieces: Linda Kordes, Barbara Cercone, and Bonnie Brinkman; Nephews: David Brinkman, Dean Brinkman, Daniel Mazzolini, Joseph Mazzolini, and Craig Reimers; Sister-in-Law: Lee Reimers; Daughter-in-Law: Tena Martin Jean graduated from Glenville High School in 1936, earned a bachelor's degree from Ohio State University in 1940, and taught physical education at Cleveland Heights High School for 25 years. Jean married David Martin in 1940 and they frequented tennis courts in Cleveland Heights, Ohio where they lived until 1957. Jean focused her time as a community volunteer. Her family moved to Lyndhurst, Ohio in 1958 to continue raising their four children while she earned her master's degree, majoring in Counseling, from Case Western Reserve University. Jean relocated to Chardon where she served in many organizations. She remained active her entire life by coaching field hockey, playing tennis year-round, where she exceled as a champion, and exercising at the Chardon YMCA until she reached the age of 97 years. She became her husband's caregiver during his nine-year battle with Alzheimer's and maintained her home in Chardon until moving to San Jose, California, in 2017. Her extensive family will miss her dearly and will forever hold her in their hearts. A Celebration of Life will take place near Chardon, Ohio when COVID-19 subsides. Further announcements will follow. Condolences may be sent to: cleveland.com/ . In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to: Alzheimer's Association, American Cancer Society, The Ohio State Alumni Association, or Mental Health Association in Geauga County.
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Neptune Society of Northern California - Castro Valley
2419 Grove Way
Castro Valley, CA 94546
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