January 21, 1956 - July 26, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00AM Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Rice for Donita Martin who died Saturday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Friends and relatives may call from 4-8PM Tuesday at the Williams Dingmann Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and 1 hour prior to services on Wednesday at the gathering space at Immaculate Conception Church in Rice.

Donita was born in St. Cloud to Donald W. & Margaret R. (Fiedler) Martin. She worked as an IT Tech for the Wright County Sheriff’s Department. She is known as a generous, kind, tender, compassionate person who led with her heart. She was a gift giver with a whimsical nature; always very thoughtful in her giving. She was a caretaker to many throughout her life. She enjoyed spending time at the lake with family and friends. She had a special love for animals, especially her dogs. She enjoyed reading, was musically gifted; she honored veterans for many years, playing taps at funerals and special events. She was a thoughtful host at her annual Bouja gathering, which was always a hit for her friends and family.

Survivors include her longtime companion Marvin Stoermann and their dog Ginny of Avon; siblings, David (Vicki) Martin of Coon Rapids; Carol (Dr. Virgil) Meyer of Lake Alexander; Kevin (Janice) Martin of Rice; Monte Martin of St. Cloud; Mary Martin of Minneapolis; Doni (Sharon) Martin of Foley; and 14 nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.