Christine “Chris” Martin, 58, St. Joseph, Missouri died Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
She was born July 9, 1955 to Virgil and Bertha Carpenter in Falls City, Nebraska.
She graduated from Mid-Buchanan High School in 1973. She worked at MEAD for twenty-six years and later at the Noyes Home for Children. She also worked at Northwest Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center where she was a dedicated caregiver who had a wonderful sense of humor.
Chris was a member of Grace Evangelical Church and loved spending time with family, especially her beloved grandchildren. .
She was preceded in death by her mother, Bertha Carpenter; and nephew, Jason Carpenter.
Survivors: daughter, Christi Martin (Bryan); son, Dace Martin (Sami); father, Virgil Carpenter; brothers, Dave Carpenter (Karla), Steve Carpenter (Angie), and Ron Carpenter (Alma); sisters, Diane Nation and Debbie Lebow (Rick); five granddaughters, Aneisha, Amiya, Aleksia, Kateline and Hailey; and many many friends.
Services: 3:00 P.M. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Friday. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.