Betty Lou MartinBetty Lou Martin was born in Moorhead, MN on January 9, 1932 to Nina and Clarence Nelson, and was the oldest of three children. She went home to be with her Lord on July 6, 2013 at her home in Brea, CA. She attended Moorhead High School and married her high school sweetheart, Donald D. Martin, on April 28, 1951. Betty, Donald and their three young boys moved to Anaheim, CA in 1961 where two daughters joined their family. Betty was active at Betsy Ross Elementary School in Anaheim in the PTA and as a noon supervisor.
She was a wonderful mother, supporting all her children in their many activities. She went to work for School Portraits as a photographer’s assistant when her children were grown. Betty and Donald resided in Anaheim for 18 years and in Brea for the past 34. Betty and Donald were long time members of Grace Lutheran Church in Anaheim, and then attended Zion Lutheran Church. Betty attended Christ Lutheran Church in Brea where she was lovingly cared for and supported as she battled cancer.