Kelaine "Kelly" Martin

August 24, 1970 ~ March 26, 2019 (age 48)


Kelaine Ruth Martin, 48, of Orange Park, Florida, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at her home under hospice care. She was born August 24, 1970 to Ronald and Darlene (Willet) Wickham in South Haven. Kelaine graduated from South Haven High School with the Class of 1988. She worked as a registered nurse in hospitals and emergency rooms, including South Haven Community Hospital and Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. She continued her education to finish just short of a BSN. Kelaine loved the beach, fishing, and cooking. She especially enjoyed watching cooking channels. While in Florida, she fell in love with the Ft. Meyers area.  As her friends know, she was always up for a good time and a good laugh.

She is preceded in death by her father, Ronald Lee Wickham.

Kelaine is survived by her children – Warren Martin of Bangor and Joy Martin of Fennville; mother – Darlene Wickham of Orange Park, Florida; special friend/fiancée – Victor Zseleczky; and siblings – Chuck Wickham and Jim (Nancy) Wickham, both of South Haven, Jasmine (Josh) Meyer of Zeeland, Brittney (Larry) Wickham Heath of Kalamazoo, Sarah Wickham,  and Jerry Willet, both of Bangor.  She also has many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the Lakeview Cemetery in South Haven with Pastor Milan Bittenbender officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Kelaine’s honor to Stepping Stones at 319 Hogans Alley, South Haven, MI 49090.

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