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Mary Diana (Sjoblom) Marten

WAKEFIELD, Mich. – Mary Diana (Sjoblom) Marten, 63, of Wakefield, passed away Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020.    

Mary was born on Sept. 20, 1957, in Wakefield, a daughter of Theodore S. and Ida D. Sjoblom. She had resided in Wakefield, Cudahy, Wisconsin and Albuquerque, New Mexico.

On Aug. 30, 1986, Mary was united in marriage to Daniel M. Marten.

She was a certified nursing assistant and worked as a residential aide at a local group home.

Mary loved dogs and horses, especially Kaya, Breezy, Sortia, Thumper the donkey and Chicka and numerous other dogs and horses through the years; and her dear, dear family and many friends.

Mary is survived by a son, Kyle (Dana Leone), Ironwood; two grandsons, Aidan and Beckan; two sisters, Margie Sjoblom, Wakefield, and Marlene (Duane) Van Buren, Hubertus, Wisconsin; three brothers, John Sjoblom and Michael (Beatrice) Sjoblom, both of Wakefield, and Roy (Barbara) Sjoblom, Portage, Wisconsin; two sisters-in-law, Nadine Sjoblom, South Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Beverly Sjoblom of Oak Creek, Wisconsin; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her former husband, Daniel, on Nov. 13, 2010; three brothers, Theodore Sjoblom, Ronald Sjoblom and Wayne Sjoblom; six nephews, Kevin, Marty, Dale and Darin Annonson, Ryan Spear and Todd Sjoblom; and other loving relatives.

A celebration of Mary’s life will be held at a later date.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jerald Rocco, owner and manager of Lakeside Memorial Chapel Inc., in Wakefield. Condolences may be expressed online at