Madonna Marie “Donna” Martin, 81 of Vinton, Iowa and formerly of South Sioux City, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2023 in Cedar Rapids, following a sudden illness. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, April 14, 2023 at Mohr & Becker-Hunt Funeral Home in South Sioux City. Private burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.
Donna was born on June 4, 1941 in Sioux City, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph Francis and Margaret (Christiansen) Cote’. She graduated from Bishop Heelan High School in Sioux City, with the class of 1959. On November 10, 1994, she was united in marriage to Donald Joseph Martin in Vinton. Donald passed away in 2008. Donna spent most of her time being a Mom and taking care of anyone in need. She was “Mom” to many and loved her grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking, painting and decorating her home. She volunteered at local organizations and donated to several as well.
Survivors include her daughter, Wendy (Dennis) Peters; 4 sons, Steven Polly, Shane Polly, Cameron (Felecia) Polly, Wilbur Peters II; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, and 2 sisters.
In addition to her parents and husband Donald, Donna was preceded in death by her son, Lance R. Polly.