Winifred Lee Martin, 90, of Castle Rock, CO, formerly of La Plata/Waldorf, MD and Clearwater/Palm Harbor, FL, passed peacefully on February 6, 2016 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Denver, CO.. Born September 15, 1925 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Earl W. Lee and the late Gladys Marie Howard. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank A. Martin, and brother, Earl W. Lee. She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Martin Hill of Franktown, CO, a niece, Molly Lee, and nephews Jeffrey Lee, and Dickie Lee, several great nieces and great nephews, and many cousins.
Winnie graduated from La Plata High School, La Plata, MD. She worked for the U. S. Federal Government in Indian Head, MD and Washington, D.C., where she retired after 20+ years. She was also employed at Mudd & Mudd Attorneys in La Plata, MD. Winnie made friends easily with her outgoing personality and sense of humor. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, decorating, entertaining, visiting with family and friends, traveling, cruising, as well as a love of animals.
A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date in Castle Rock, CO. A funeral Mass and burial will be held this spring at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Waldorf, MD, followed by a reception. Please share condolences at MileHighCares.com. Donations in her memory can be made to: American Heart Association, Denver, CO (303)-801-4630 or the National Kidney Foundation, Denver, CO (720-748-9991.
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