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Marie Griffin

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Marie Ann Griffin, age 48 of Charles City, Iowa died Friday, January 22, 2010, at the Muse-Norris Hospice in Mason City. Public visitation has been postponed to Tuesday and will be held 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at the Hugeback & Chenoweth Funeral Home in Nashua. At Marie’s request, private family services and interment in Sunnyside Cemetery will be held. Marie Ann Griffin was born April 21, 1961, in Charles City, the daughter of Cordell and Shirley (Hansen) Martin. She received her education in Nashua, graduating from the Nashua High School in 1979. In 1980, she married Doug Griffin in Charles City. To this union two children were born. The couple later divorced. Marie worked for many years at the Cedar Ridge Golf Course in Charles City. In her free time she enjoyed cooking and catering but especially enjoyed the time spent with her children and grandchildren. Survivors include one daughter, Jamie Griffin; one son, Joshua Griffin, both of Charles City; five grandchildren, Jasmine Miller, Corden Poyner, Jayden Poyner, Isabell Griffin & Marcus Griffin; her parents, Cordell and Shirley Martin of Nashua; two sisters, Penny (Rick) Kruse of Cedar Falls, Shelly (Steve) Mourer of Sebring, FL; one brother, Rod (Teresa) Martin of Mason City; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her grandparents and a special friend, Dan Smith.

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  1. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I have good memories of spending time at the Martin household in high school! Take care! Deb Parker Skare

  2. Jamie & Josh, I am so sorry of the loss of your mom. I have kept the pictures of both of you playing in my yard in Nashua when you were so little, may you have the peace just knowing that your mom is not in pain anymore and she can watch you and your families from Heaven. Stay safe Mary Brown

  3. my heart and prayers go out to the families of Marie Martin in your time of loss. Marie was a classmate of mine whom I have numerous fond memories of. She is now in peace.

  4. Marie, you will be missed. Cedar Ridge will not be the same without your smiling face. Rest in peace. Condolences to the family.

  5. My thoughts and prayers are with Jamie, Josh, Aunt Shirley, Uncle Cork, Rod, Penny, and Shelly. I can’t even imagine what you are going through right now….but please know that Marie has went on to a much better place. She is happy and without pain. You will all be together again one day. Love to all of you…

  6. Marie, you will be dearly missed. I hadn’t seen you in so many years but, i remember growing up and visiting you. I’m keeping all of your family and friends in my thoughts and prayers. RIP Marie….love, your cousin Angie

  7. So sorry for your loss,Marie was always so full of life God must have needed her for some unforseen reason.Tom&connie

  8. Our condolences to Marie’s family. Marie always had a smile and a pleasant comment-no matter what type of day she was having. She accepted everything life handed her without complaint and always displayed a huge amount of common sense. We will miss her dry sense of humor. We will not be able to attend this evening due to the weather but our thoughts are with you.

  9. I feel terrible for the lost of someone at such a young age. And I too have not spoken with Jamie for some time now. But I want you to know Jamie that you and Josh are in my thoughts also during this time. God Bless you all.

  10. Jamie – I know that it has been years since we have spoken, but I think of you often. I am sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. You (and Josh) are in my thoughts!

  11. Jamie and Josh~ I am so sorry to hear of your loss… I just lost my mother last month and I know exactly what your going through… I know that things dont seem like they will get any better but you just got to be strong for your lil ones and I promise things will get better… I know that through out the years we have grown apart but I have never forgotten about you guys…. just stay strong and keep your head up… I love you guys…

  12. Marie, Who knew that we would both be in the hospital together, you called me everyday to see how I was and make sure that I was getting better. I thought that I was sicker than you but I guess I was wrong. How cool that you got my room and my bed! Guess it just worked out that way. I will never forget us always conversing about what we were going to have for lunch or dinner that day and what was good and what wasn’t, those were our worst times but times we were together. I love yo and will miss you. Your niece, Misty

  13. Jamie & Josh & Cordell & Shirley & family~ We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that we’re thinking of you during this difficult time. You’re all in our thoughts & prayers. Raelene (Nystel) Maas, Julie (Nystel) Schendel, & Rick Nystel & families

  14. The my loving sister, never in my dreams would I have known that you would be on earth this short of time. I will miss not seeing you or hearing your voice. You were such a strong person and tried to keep everyone else from worrying about you. You will be forever in my heart. I tried getting to Iowa to see you, I guess there was a reason that it wasn’t meant to be. Signed in tears, love you so much. Shelly

  15. It still doesn’t seem possible that you are gone. You were so brave & strong when you found out you had cancer. You didn’t want any of us to know how sick you really were. We never thought that you would be with us for such a short time. Love you more than you will ever know. Miss you so much. Your sister Penny

  16. I have known Marie for many years she was my neighbor I will miss you coming into Subway for biscuts and gravy My thoughts and prayers atr with the Family God Bless to all in this time of need.

  17. Marie, Just as a cousin I wanted you to know that you will be missed by many. We did have some good times growing up with your family coming out to the farm. Now you are in a great place with no more suffering. Please give my mom and dad a big hug. I miss them everyday. Love ya!

  18. Marie and I go back along time,If I ever had a best friend it would be her! I will miss you marie, and I will keep you alive in your grandchildrens hearts. God bless you Marie. All my condolences to the family of Marie. Jackie Walsh

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