October 17, 2018
Sept. 20, 1956 - Oct. 11, 2018
Joanne Martin, 62, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday after a four-year battle with cancer.
Joanne was born in Portland on Sept. 20, 1956, to Norman and Mary (Chandler) Hovet, and lived her entire life in Oregon.
She graduated from Centennial High School in 1974, then went to San Jose Bible College for a year.
She later attended Oregon College of Education, finally going back to school to get her nursing degree from Linn-Benton Community College in 1992.
Joanne worked primarily as a home health nurse until her retirement in 2016. She enjoyed gardening, sewing...