Elvira “Ellie” Martin, age 54, of Isanti died January 27, 2013 at Cambridge Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, January 31st at Strike Funeral Home – CAMBRIDGE Chapel. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery.
Elvira May Martin was born June 1, 1958 in Cambridge, Minnesota to Floyd and Dorothy (Veal) Martin. She grew up in the Cambridge-Isanti area and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1976. Ellie enjoyed school and continued furthering her education throughout most of her life. She worked in the computer field and traveled to all but three states teaching computer classes. After her father died fifteen years ago she moved in with her mother to be close to and assist her. Ellie worked at the Cambridge Community College and then two years ago started working as a Technical Analyst at the Anoka County Government Center. She loved flowers and working in her flower beds. Ellie also loved her cats, going on walks and starting many projects.
Elvira “Ellie” Martin died January 27, 2013 at Cambridge Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 54 years, 7 months and 26 days. She was preceded in death by her father, Floyd, and sister, Marlys Lindquist.
Ellie will be lovingly remembered by her mother, Dorothy Martin of Isanti; sister, Bonnie (Zan) LeMon of Bradford; brother, Gerald Martin of Cambridge; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.