Sarah K. Martin of Tehachapi passed away on Aug. 18, 2017, at the age of 92. Sarah was born Feb. 6, 1925, in Sullivan, Ind., to Walter M. and Mary C. (Sipple) Routt.

She was married for more than 60 years to William O. Martin, who preceded her in death in 2005. She is survived by her four children, Karen S. Lopez (Nick) of Tehachapi; Barbara J. Lee (Robert) of Tucson, Ariz.; William D. Martin of Tustin; and Roger W. Martin (Marie) of Bakersfield.

She was the proud grandmother to six grandchildren, including Barbara Royer and Jim Lopez of Tehachapi. In addition, she leaves 11 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. At Sarah’s request, there will be no services.

Wood Family Funeral Service has been entrusted with her care. For condolences, please visit

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