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Wynona K. Martino

Wynona K. Martino, 84, passed away Sept. 10, 2007, at Grace Healthcare with family by her side.Wynona was born July 7, 1923, in Jesup, Iowa, to Lewis and Florence (Hull) Marsh. She had five sisters and four brothers.Wynona met and later married Dale Swartz in Glenwood Springs. They had two children. Dale passed away in 1966.She married Primo Martino in 1991. This marriage lasted for 15 years but ultimately ended in divorce in 2006.For nearly three decades, Wynona had been an avid bowler, winning numerous trophies and awards. She also had a love for the outdoors; camping, rock hunting, and picnicking whenever she could. Wynona loved to work with her hands, producing beautiful afghans, sweaters, household decorations, jewelry and many other items. She was an accomplished crafter, entering and winning awards over the years at the Garfield County Fair. She loved to play pinochle with her friends. She had many recipes and cookbooks that she used to create favorite dishes and canned goods for her family and friends.She is survived by sisters Winifred (Roger) Shannon of Seattle and Joan (Marvin) Hayward of Independence, Iowa; brothers Gilbert (Cheryl) Marsh and Wilbur (Nadine) Marsh of Jesup, Lee Robert (Rachel) Marsh of Woonsocket, R.I.; daughter Deborah Swartz of Glenwood Springs; son Kenneth Swartz and his fiancée Moneé Rochelle of New Castle; grandchildren Jarrod Vincent Majkut and Katlyn Wynona Majkut of Glenwood Springs; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Wynona was preceded in death by four siblings: Marjory, Rosalie, Lewis, and Harriet, and her first husband. Wynona will be greatly missed by all who knew her.A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 13, at Farnum Holt Mortuary Chapel in Glenwood Springs, with the Reverend Lauren Martin presiding. Services will conclude at Rosebud Cemetery.Arrangements are under the care and direction of Farnum Holt Funeral Home and Crematory.

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