Allene Marie Marti, 83, passed away Aug. 26, 2010, at the Washington Odd Fellows home. Allene was born on Dec. 2, 1926, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, to Robert George and Elsie Schrap Marti. She attended Ritzville, Wash., area schools and graduated in 1945.
She moved to Walla Walla in 1946 and was employed at many downtown businesses. She belonged to the Camera Club traveling to Alaska, Hawaii and Montana. She was a member of Pioneer Methodist Church, Rebekah Narcissa Lodge #2 and retired to the Washington Odd Fellows Home and was active as a volunteer.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Roberta Marti Finkbeiner and Jean Ann Marti and her parents.
Her extended family includes twin sister and brother-in-law, Allison (Ken) Heimbigner of Moses Lake; nieces and nephews, Sandra (Deni) Atkinson of Ritzville, Wash., Hazel (Dan) Toya of Moses Lake, Elaine (Doug) Perkins of Selah, Wash., Brian (Linda) Heimbigner of Cummings, Ga., Douglas (Hally) Heimbigner of Mt. Kisco, N.Y., Galen (Margaret) Finkbeiner of Connell, Wash. and brother-in-law, Roland Finkbeiner of Kennewick.
There will be a memorial funeral service at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Washington Odd Fellows Home or the American Cancer Society through Professional Funeral Directors & Crematory, 2112 S. 2nd Ave., Walla Walla, WA.