TRAVERSE CITY — "He leadeth me beside the still waters "¦"
Jane Pearl Lee Martin's indomitable spirit allowed her to give joy and love every day of her long life.
Consummate mother, she is survived by her children, Liz and Stuart Evans, of Torch Lake and Florida, Jenni and Dr. Terry Hebert, of Petoskey, and Leslie Lee, of Elk Rapids; grandmother to John and Marlana, Andrew, Jimmy Evans (Lizz Foster), Jeremy and Val, Trevor and Damon Huffman, MacKenzie, Whitney and Katherine Cowell; and great-grandmother to Lyla and Ari Huffman.
Jane was the daughter of Norton H. and Dorothy Waite Pearl; devoted twin sister of artist Betty Beeby, of Eastport; predeceased by sisters, Ann Bretz and Dorothy Malasky Pearl; aunt to Pearl family cousins, Norton Bretz, Katherine Berst, Josie Ellison, John and Jim Beeby, Jane Suwalsky, Steve Pearl and Andy Malasky, living in Eastport where she spent summers lifelong on Torch Lake since 1923.
Jane grew up in Detroit, was a Cooley High School graduate and a Michigan State and Central Michigan graduate.
She married the late Dr. John R. Lee, of Petoskey, in 1948, and is survived by his sister, Marilyn Lee (Dr. Richard); and nieces, Emily and Shelley Olds.
Jane was a swimmer and diver, an athlete and fan.
During World War II she was a pilot in Texas and an agent for the United States Weather Bureau. Later she married Jack Martin and worked as a teacher in Traverse City area, real estate agent, frequent contributor to the Record-Eagle and served her community as a Christian Science Practitioner for 25 years in Petoskey and Traverse City.
Jane Pearl Lee Martin lived true to her beliefs and values - never wavering. Jane was above all, loving, forgiving, intelligent, joyful, playful, strong, spirited and a comfort to others.
The family will have a celebration of Jane's life Aug. 3, 2013, at Pearl Harbor, Eastport, Mich.
TRAVERSE CITY — "He leadeth me beside the still waters "¦"
Prep sports scoreboard: 05/16/2013
A roundup of high school sports results from across northern Michigan:Continued ...
Shananaquet to prison for 25-50 years
Tyler Shananaquet expressed remorse for hitting a woman who sought a ride home after a Williamsburg bonfire party, but he maintained he didn't rape her.Continued ...
Asparagus stars at Empire fest
There will be asparagus in the beer and the bratwursts and the soups and the sandwiches at the 10th annual Empire Asparagus Festival Friday and Saturday, May 17 and 18.Continued ...
TC's Keyton readies for time with Lions
Darren Keyton’s dream of signing with an NFL team came true. Not only that, but he’s also playing for the team he grew up watching and rooting for.Continued ...
Traverse City eyes bond to fix roads
Winter 2012-13 laid bare Traverse City's street problems and some city officials want to consider jump-starting a 20-year road repair program with a bond program of up to $20 million.Continued ...
Memorial ceremony a tribute to TC's Sgt. Finch
It was a quiet, sunny day when Traverse City Police Sgt. Dennis Finch responded to a call about a man with a gun outside a Wellington Street home.Continued ...
Letters to the Editor: 05/16/2013
Just state disdain; Contributes to problem.Continued ...
Morels bring three generations together
If you’re one of those people who couldn’t spot a morel if it walked up and tapped you on the shoulder, this will make you eat your heart out.Continued ...
Trojans enter Div. 1 play as the favorites
Traverse City Central hopes to end a five-year regional tennis title drought today. The Trojans enter play in the 11-team Division 1 field at the Midland Tennis Center as the favorite.Continued ...
Recipe of the Week: Easy Pepperoni Pizza
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Farm bill would help fruit growers
Both pending versions of the 2013 Farm Bill would make crop insurance available to cherry farmers, northern Michigan's federal legislators said.Continued ...
TC teams look strong for Division 1 regionals
Paper doesn’t run. So even though on paper the TC Central girls track team appears to have everything it needs to win Friday’s Division 1 track regional at Central High School, the Trojans aren’t ready to hold an early championship-crowning ceremony.Continued ...
Phil Power: Get to 'core' of the problem
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United Way launches iPhone app for volunteering
iPhone users who want to find local volunteer opportunities through the United Way now can get information at the tips of their fingertips.Continued ...
Prep Sports Roundup: Leland scores 6-4 soccer win
Down 4-0 at half, Leland battled back to post a 6-4 soccer win over Kingsley on Wednesday. (Plus more)Continued ...
Food in Brief: 05/16/2013
New cookbook; Berry facts.Continued ...
Intentional Minimalist: Quinoa with white wine and herbs
This recipe features local produce from 9 Bean Rows Farm, Spring Hollow Farm and locally produced products from Black Star Farms and Eden Foods.Continued ...
Inland Seas' Kelly to weigh anchor
Tom Kelly, who launched the first sailing schoolship program on the Great Lakes 25 years ago, will retire at year's end.Continued ...
Wuerfel Park power numbers on the rise
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Traverse City manager to make $100K a year to start
Traverse City’s likely new city manager will earn $100,000 a year to start and could raise that to $110,000 by the end of a proposed three-year contract.Continued ...
Gusrang's move to outfield pays big dividends right away
Sean Gusrang was an infielder by trade. Until last season, that is.Continued ...
Bums' bullpen figures to be strong
If things go as expected, Beach Bums’ opponents may be hard-pressed to find success in the late stages of games.Continued ...
Record-Eagle Honor Roll Track Boys Lisings: 05/16/2013
Following are the top boys listings for the Record-Eagle Honor Roll track and field meet on May 28 at TC Central.Continued ...
Vargas no laughing matter to Frontier League pitchers
You might not know it, but reigning Frontier League MVP Jose Vargas is a bit of a joker. The Traverse City Beach Bums slugger usually keeps a straight face in public.Continued ...
Community in Brief: 05/16/2013
International Affairs Forum; Old Engine Club swap meet; art opening; and more.Continued ...
- Prep sports scoreboard: 05/16/2013