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MARTINEAU, Agnes Angie
MARTINEAU, Agnes 'Angie' Age 81, was born on January 18, 1933 in Baldwin, Wisconsin, passed away on October 6, 2014 in Lancaster, California after a lengthy battle with heart disease. Angie married Raymond (Ray) Martineau in 1952 in Denver, Colorado. She worked as a nurse's assistant, helped to manage an apartment building that she and Ray built, and pursued her hobbies of sewing, knitting, crocheting, woodworking and craftwork. Angie and Ray enjoyed traveling in their fifth wheel and also getting away to Laughlin, Nevada to visit their money. Before her final illness, she was often called 'the angel lady', as she hand-made angels and enjoyed passing them out to any and every one who asked for or needed one. She is survived by her husband, Raymond; daughter, Linda Patterson; sons Larry (Eleta) Martineau, and Layne (Jane) Martineau; nine grandchildren; eight great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers, Russell (Carolyn) TeGrootenhuis, Morris (Beatrice) TeGrootenhuis, David (Sharon) TeGrootenhuis, Roger TeGrootenhuis, and sisters, Onetta Siegersma, Lucille DeWalde, Marie Bosman, Bertha Van Hukalem, Arlene (Ralph) Bailey, Olive (Eugene) Terpstra, and Maleeta Yonkers, and numerous sisters and brothers-in-law, and nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death are her parents, Christiaan and Angeline TeGrootenhuis, brother William 'Bill' TeGrootenhuis, and father and mother-in-law, Eugene and Eleanore Martineau, numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, and nieces and nephews. Visitation and will be held on Monday, October 13, 2014 from 4-8 pm with the Vigil Prayer Service starting at 7 pm at Halley Olsen Murphy Funerals and Cremations , 44831 Cedar Avenue, Lancaster, CA 93534. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 am, Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 565 West Kettering Street, Lancaster, CA 93534, with burial following at Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery, Lancaster. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to either the Sacred Heart Building Fund or the American Heart Association. The family extends heartfelt thanks to the many friends and family members who have prayed for her over the years. The family is also very grateful for the excellent care given to Angie by Hoffman Hospice. You truly are 'angels'.

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