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Barbara Jean Martin

August 3, 1935 - April 8, 2024

Barbara Jean Martin August 3, 1935, to April 8, 2024, passed away in her sleep at home with her husband Jerry by her side. She was born in Colfax, Wash., to parents Henry Long and Jean (Russell) Long. Barbara graduated from Colfax High School and Eastern Washington University with a BA in education. Barbara and Jerry were married in 1953, together they raised six children and enjoyed 70 years of marriage.

Once all of Barbara's children were in school, she attended college full time at Eastern while still taking care of her family. Barbara had a career in elementary education as a 4th grade tea...


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