4/29/1944 - 8/8/2016
Cathy McCormick Martin, 72, of Cedar Rapids, passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. Memorial service: 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at Stewart Baxter Funeral &
Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids, with
burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery,
She is survived by her son, Brian (Amy) Martin of Cedar Rapids; three grandchildren, Kaleigh, Molly and Jack; brother, Don (Linda) McCormick of Cedar Rapids; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her
husband, Daniel; parents, Bernard and Irene (Voss) McCormick; son, Richard Martin; and brothers, Melvin and Robert.
Cathy cared for and guided many young children as a preschool teacher with the city of Cedar Rapids. She loved baking cookies and fishing. Her love for life,
family and friends was best exemplified by her 15-year battle with Parkinson's disease and unwavering spirt and determination to continue her life's journey.
Memorials may be directed to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research at
www.michaeljfox.org in Cathy's name.
Please share your support and memories with
Cathy's family on her tribute wall at
www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.
Posted on Tuesday, 16 August 2016