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Harriet Kay MartinApril 2, 1943 ~ August 11, 2017 (age 74)
Harriet Kay Martin, 74, of Parker, Colorado, passed away peacefully on August 11, 2017.
Loving Wife of 51 years to Doc Martin. Proud Mother of Dr. Tim (Suzanne) Martin, Katie (Kyle) Trevillian and Ted (Yasi) Martin.
Harriet Kay Martin was born in Spencer, Iowa, on April 2nd, 1943. She grew up in Fairfield, Iowa, with her four younger siblings, Steve, Paul, Ann and Cyndi, and her parents, Harriet and Kenny. Kay attended Drake University where she graduated with a degree in pharmacy on June 6th, 1966. While at Drake she met her future husband, Bob. They got married 5 days after graduation and honeymooned in Minocqua (WI), Lakewood (CO) and Las Vegas (NV).
Kay and Bob lived in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, after graduation, but they eventually settled down in Colorado in 1972. There Kay practiced pharmacy and Bob practiced dentistry, primarily in the town of Parker. They also raised three children, Tim, Katie and Ted, all of whom are now happily married. Kay loved nothing more than spending time with her 7 grandchildren, Nicholas, Josh, Tyler, Caleb, Abigail, Ainsley and Kian. They called her Mimi, as anything along the lines of grandma or granny just didn't fit her personality!
In addition to being a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother, Kay was also an unbelievable aunt, cousin and godmother. She never missed a wedding or graduation, and almost always made time for an important concert or performance. Kay frequently traveled to New York, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Washington, Rhode Island, Florida and Iowa to spend time with her friends and family.
After retirement, Kay and Bob enjoyed spending time in Turks and Caicos with friends and family, or just one another. Kay's favorite hobbies in Parker included playing bridge with friends and following the Colorado Rockies. She will be forever missed by her loved ones. Her smile was infectious and everyone she knew absolutely adored her. She truly made the world a better place.
A Memorial Service will be held at Joy Lutheran Church, 7051 Parker Hills Ct, in Parker on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Final Resting Place will be at Parker Cemetery in Parker.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made in Kay's memory to: https://www.alzinfo.org/memory-wall/harrietkaymartin/ (Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, 110 East 42nd Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10017)