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Frances Eloise Martin

Jun. 15, 1940 - Sep. 10, 2020

Date of Service: Sep. 17, 2020

Frances Eloise Martin

BURLEY – Frances Eloise Martin, an 80-year-old Burley resident, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020, at Cassia Regional Hospital in Burley.

Eloise was born June 15, 1940, in Rupert, Idaho, the daughter of Aubert and Mabel Eloise Morgan Craven. She attended school in Rupert and graduated from Minico High School. She married Gary Dean Osterhout on September 11, 1959, in Rupert. They had four children, Jody, Earl, Debby and Jamie and raised them in Declo. Gary passed away on July 7, 1991. Eloise then married Robert Lee Martin on February 15, 1992, and they have resided in Burley.

She worked as the office manager and was the familiar voice of the community events at KBAR radio for 20 years. She was a member of Rupert First Christian Church, a member of the Albion Ruth Rebecca Lodge, and served as a 4H leader.

The hobbies she enjoyed throughout her life was oil and water color painting and all kinds of hand work. She was a wonderful cook, decorated wedding cakes for many years, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. Additionally, she and Bob were able to travel and visit many areas with their camp trailer. Most importantly, Eloise loved her family!

Eloise is survived by her husband, Robert Martin of Burley; her children, Jody (Julie) Osterhout of Rupert, Earl (Liz) Osterhout of Caldwell, Debby (Jim) Judd of Burley, and Jamie (Arca) Osterhout of Jackson; 27 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and her stepchildren, Cindy Martin of Idaho Falls, Linda Martin of Sandy, Utah, Julie Martin of Rigby, Alex Martin of Rexburg, and Jennifer Martin of Idaho Falls.

In addition to her husband, Gary, she was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, at Rasmussen-Wilson Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley. Friends and family may call from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, and from 10 until 10:45 a.m. prior to the service on Thursday. Burial will be in Declo Cemetery.

For those unable to attend the funeral in person, a live webcast of the Funeral Service will be available at the following link: https://youtu.be/-le3mD43qtI.

Condolences for Frances Eloise Martin

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From First Christian Praise Chapel:
We are very sorry for your loss! May God bless your family!
The Congregation of First Christian Praise Chapel.
From Kay and Theron:
Sorry for your loss just found out think of you
From Clydine Fonnesbeck:
So sorry for your loss! She was a beautiful lady that always had smile! Keep all the wonderful memories you have of her to keep you going! She will always be close by! She raise a great family that she was so proud of ! Your Dad and Eloise are together again! May God Bless you all!
From Troy Anderson:
I am sorry for your loss. I was able to work with her in physical therapy many times and she was always a delight to work with and to know. May God bless you with peace and comfort
From Bruce Beck and Dawn Beck:
Bob are prayers are with you super. Lady we enjoyed visiting with her BLESS YOU
From Al and Kathy Barrus:
Eloise always had a way of lifting our spirits when we visited her.

Eloise is a very special lady. She had a way of lifting our spirits when we visited her. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bob and Eloise's family.

From Mary Anne Fitzgerald :
My the Lord comfort you and your family, Debby, at this time. She is among the Angels and lives on in your hearts and memories.
From Tom & Charlotte Armstrong:
So hard to lose a parent, but so happy she's again by your Dad's side. She was like a lady whose job on earth was to
spread sunshine! A life well lived!
From John Jones:
So sorry for your loss Jamie. and my condolances to the family.
RIP Aunt Eloise. Gone but never forgotten.
From Nyles and Yolanda Tilley:
So sorry for your loss she was a wonderful woman
From Tami Clark:
Bob, and family. We are so sorry for your loss. Matt and Tami Clark
From Lottie Hurst :
She was a special friend ,always smiling
From Lisa Sibbett:
Eloise was a beautiful kind lady that always had a smile every time I saw her. She raised a wonderful family that she was so proud of. She will be missed but what a wonderful reunion she’s having in Heaven, she’s now your beautiful guardian angel. Keep all of those wonderful memories close, they will carry you through the toughest of times. Many prayers for you all.
From Nonnie Osterhout Johnston:
I am sorry to hear that your Mom has passed. My Dad, Pete, really liked your Dad, Gary. Praying for all of you.

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