Celebration of Life Service for Martha “Marty” Susanne Jenkins, 51, of Aberdeen, will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Schriver’s Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, 414 5th Avenue NW, Aberdeen with Reverend Gary Compton presiding. A luncheon and time of fellowship will immediately follow the service at Schriver’s Memorial Fellowship Center.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the mortuary on Tuesday.
Marty passed away Thursday, November 8, 2012 at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen.
Martha “Marty” Susanne Jenkins was born on July 6, 1961 at Virginia, MN to James Leonard and Lois H. (Carlson) Jenkins. She was raised and attended school in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area, graduating from Bloomington Kennedy High School with the Class of 1979.
Marty became employed with Telelect Incorporated in Minnesota and was later transferred to Watertown, SD. She obtained her degree in Nursing and became a Registered Nurse. In 2006, Marty moved to Aberdeen and began her career with Avera St. Luke’s Hospital. She continued to make Aberdeen her home until the time of her death.
Marty was a very accomplished musician. She was a singer and keyboard player with several area bands and was currently performing with the band, “No Surprize” out of Watertown.
Grateful for sharing Marty’s life are her daughter, Jessica (Aaron) Quam of Watertown, SD; her grandchild, Rya Quam; her fiancé, Kevin Pleinis of Aberdeen; her father, Jim Jenkins of Bloomington, MN; her mother and stepfather, Lois (Jack) Schorle of Bloomington, MN; three brothers, David (Becky) Jenkins of St. Paul, MN, Darryl (Beth) Schorle of Minnetonka, MN and Doug (Heather) Schorle of Atlantic, IA; two sisters, Beth (Scott) Limpert of Edina, MN and Claudia (Mark) Miller of Eau Claire, WI; and several nieces and nephews.