Kathleen (Kathy) Mary Martin, was known for her love of family and friends. She delighted in her grandchildren Mary, Graham, and Jack. Her approach to life was thoughtful and humble and she had a great appreciation and respect for nature. Family trips often included hiking in National Parks. Playing pickleball and biking were also things she enjoyed. Kathleen battled pancreatic cancer courageously with the support of her loving husband, family and friends.Kathleen Graduated from St. Joseph School of Nursing, Marshfield, WI (1967) and the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.Her nursing career of 47 years started at the Milwaukee Public Health Department, followed by 12 years at Milwaukee Children's Hospital. The family moved to Ann Arbor in 1981 at which time Kathleen became employed for 20 years at the University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI. This included Mott Children's Hospital, Pediatric Outpatient Hematology and Oncology, and the Comprehensive Cancer Center. After moving to Arizona in 2002 she was employed for 12 years at Canyon Ranch Resort in Tucson in the medical department.Kathleen leaves her husband of 46 years, Bill Martin, daughter Julie Corey (John) and their children Mary and Graham and daughter Amy Stewart (Mike) and their son Jack. Kathy is also survived by her sister Colleen Cowles (Jhan), brothers Tom Clinton (Chris), Jerry Clinton (Lois), Julius Caniza (Prudy), and her sister-in-law Barbara Clinton. She was preceded in death by her brother Richard "Dick" Clinton, father William Clinton and mother Idella (Loftis) Clinton.\n\nA Memorial Mass will be held at Santa Catalina Parish, Catalina, AZ on January 25, 2016 at 10am with a luncheon to follow. There will be a Memorial Service at a later date at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and a remembrance at a family reunion in Wisconsin.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the University of Arizona Cancer Center, the University of Michigan Cancer Center, and Caring Bridge (caringbridge.org).The Martin Family would like to thank the staff at the University of Arizona Cancer Center for their excellent care, the University of Michigan oncology family, the SaddleBrooke community, and all of the friends and family for their support.