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Robert (Bob) Martin


Robert (Bob) Martin

September 1, 1957-February 16, 2023

Robert (Bob) Dean Martin was born September 1, 1957, to Waldo D and Jean A. Martin in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He spent his childhood in many different states, and the Family moved to Cheney, Washington in 1970.  Robert Graduated from Cheney High School in 1975 and attended Eastern Washington University and Graduated in 1980 with a Degree in Education.

Robert taught in Moses Lake, where he met his future wife Judy.  They were married in June 1984, and welcomed daughter Jennifer and a few years later welcomed daughter Laauren.  In 1996 they welcomed a son Colton. They moved as a family to Peshastin and raised their children there.  Robert taught at Cashmere Middle School for over 25 years, retiring in 2021.  Many of you know him through School, but he was a community member in Leavenworth and Assistant Scout Master for the Leavenworth Scouts. He loved this valley and living in it. 

He is survived by his Father Waldo Martin.  Robert’s Wife Judy Martin, Daughters Jennifer West (Steven)  Laauren Tewell (Lance), and Son Colton Martin. Granddaughter Mia and Grandson Cooper West,  Grandsons Bowen, and Cayden Tewell.  Brother Richard Martin (Doreen), Brother Steve Martin (Melissa), Sister Sue Rees (Todd Tichey)  Evan and Ellise Rees and Mary and Ken Kanikeberg, David and Marcy McNabb There will be a celebration of life at the Cashmere Middle School at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, with a dessert bar to follow in the commons. In Lieu of flowers you can donate to The Cashmere Food Bank or the Cashmere Wacoka Kiwanis in care of Pam Leighton 4930 Old Monitor Road Cashmere, WA. 98815