Linda Louise Martin…April 23, 1951 – March 15, 2017


Graveside services for Linda Martin will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017 at the Elder Chapel located in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado. Bob Stwalley will officiate.

Linda Louise Martin was born on April 23, 1951 in Las Animas, Colorado to Edward L. and Mary “Muriel” (Arnold) Wilkins II and passed away on March 15, 2017 in Las Animas, Colorado at the age of 65.

Linda enjoyed dancing, playing the drums and spent most of her working years selling the produce that she lovingly grew and harvested, but her true love was that she had for her family.

Linda is survived by her husband Forrest Martin of Las Animas, Colorado; son, Cole (Rachelle) Martin of Pueblo, Colorado; grandchildren, Jacob, Calob, and Jack O’Connor all of Las Animas, Colorado; brothers, Edward (Sharon) Wilkins III of Oak Harbor, Washington and Richard Wilkins of Mount Holly, New Jersey; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of other beloved family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward L. and Mary “Muriel” Wilkins II; sister, Angionette Holt; and son, Rhye Martin.

Memorial contributions may be made, in lieu of flowers, to Arkansas Valley Hospice in care of Horber Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 431 Las Animas, CO 81054.

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