Jane Vivian Marty, 70, of Walker, MN has moved to heaven to bake cinnamon rolls for the Lord and his angels on Thursday, January 28, 2021. She was undergoing a medical procedure at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND. She was born October 16, 1950, in Bemidji, MN.
Jane grew up in the Nymore area of Bemidji, MN with her parents and four brothers. She taught Sunday School at First Lutheran Church in her teenage years. Jane graduated Bemidji High School in 1968. She then graduated from Bemidji Vo-Tech in 1969 with a Secretarial degree. She worked at Honeywell until she married Duane Marty in 1974 in Bemidji, MN. They met at the local Moose Club in Bemidji where she first denied Duane a dance when he asked, though he won her over by the end of the night. She loved going out dancing with Duane at the Eagles Club and Moose Club every weekend.
She worked for several banks for many years. She really loved working in her family’s greenhouse, enjoyed working with the flowers. In 1989, the family moved to Walker, MN where she worked at the Northern Lights Casino until she had the wonderful opportunity to watch her grandson Justin as her daily lifestyle. She lived her life for her grandchildren. She enjoyed loving on them and giving them gifts.
She is survived by her husband Duane Marty of Walker, daughters Shannon Kennedy (Bill) of Hackensack, and Jessica Marty of Walker. Her grandsons Taylor Kennedy of Fargo, ND, Jarod Marty-Kennedy of St. Paul, Ryan Marty-Kennedy of Alexandria, and Justin Marty of Walker. Siblings David Hovet (Linda) of Champlain, Russ Hovet of Bemidji, and Randy Hovet (JoAnn) of Bemidji. She has followed her parents Maynard and Vivian Hovet, brother Rick Hovet, and sister Linda Hovet.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at the Northern Peace Funeral Home in Walker, MN with visitation at noon, followed by a service at 1:00 p.m.
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