Eleanor Martin, 99, of Hamilton, ND passed away Monday, December 31, 2018 at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital, Cavalier, ND. Funeral service will be held Friday, January 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 10th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm. at the Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND. Burial will be held in the Hamilton Cemetery.
Eleanor was born June 26, 1919 on the family farm near Neche, ND to Napoleon Ã¢â¬ÅNapÃ¢â¬Å¥ and Armine (Martel) Lemier. She grew up and attended school in the Neche area and later helped on the family farm.
On December 25, 1941, she married J.B. Martin at Neche, ND. After their marriage they lived and farmed in the Hamilton area and later moved into Hamilton. Things she enjoyed were candlewicking, embroidery, quilting, gardening, making candy and fruit cake for the holidays. She also had the best buns in Hamilton. Eleanor was a charter member of the Hamilton Progressive Homemakers and a member of a local rural birthday club.
She is survived by her children: Carson (Patty) Martin, Hamilton, ND, Rita (Pat) Lauer, Bottineau, ND, and David (Beth) Martin, Fort Lupton, CO; son-in-law, Gary Dudgeon, Prescott Valley, Arizona; grandchildren: John (Pam) Martin, Brian (Jana) Martin, Wayne (Heather) Martin; Lenaye (Tim) Ensrud, Terri Kilian, Debra (Scott) Smith; Amy (Paul) Regalado, Rachel Martin; Danielle Barry, Brad Dudgeon. Also survived by 18 great- grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren and brother, Lionel Lemier.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, J.B. Martin; daughter, Marlys Dudgeon; sisters, Eva Kelm, Bernice Scholler, and Elaine Keenan.