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Obituaries

March 23, 2014

Martha L. Artman

NORMAN — Martha L. Artman, 91, passed away Friday, March 21, 2014, in Norman. Martha was born Feb. 13, 1923, to Lula (Meder) and Roy Teegardin. Martha married Jim Paine Artman and they raised two sons and one daughter.

Martha attended the University of Washington and the University of Oklahoma obtaining a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. She was a member of McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church. Martha loved playing golf and was an artist and sculptor.

Martha was preceded in death by her parents; son Joe David Artman; and sister Dona Jean Shrier.

She is survived by her husband, Jim Artman; son Jim R. Artman and wife Gayla; daughter Maia Everhart and husband Dan; sisters Sallie Artman, Eva Mae Brett and Rusty; grandchildren Peter Palermo and wife Celeste, Lori Blackwell and husband Steve and Taylor Artman; great-grandchildren Kyle, Peyton, Morgan, Bella and Nicolas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Celebration of Life services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Havenbrook Funeral Home, 3401 Havenbrook St. in Norman. Family has requested that dress be business casual.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer Association, at alz.org, Oklahoma Chapter or to the charity of your choice in Martha’s name. Arrangements for Martha and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman. On line condolences may be shared at havenbrookfuneralhome.com.

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