Katherine Curran “KC” Martin
July 17, 1978 – September 6, 2014
Katherine Curran Martin passed away from breast cancer on Saturday, September 6th 2014 in Burnsville, Minnesota with her mother by her side. KC was born and raised in Calvert County where she attended Our Lady Star of the Sea school and later, Calvert High School. She spent three of her teenage years in Florida, where she graduated from Venice High School in 1996. One year after graduation, she returned to Calvert County, where she lived until moving to Minnesota five years ago.
KC is survived by her husband, Mike Martin and his three children Sami, Chris, and Caity. Also surviving are her parents Douglas and Eileen (Curran) Weems, her sisters, Megan Weems, Nicole (Rossow) Spies, Michelle and her husband John Chambers, and KC’s “brother” Mickey Shifflett. KC is also survived by her nephew, Nicholas Chambers, and her nieces Julia Chambers, Raya and Saylor Spies. She is survived by her grandmothers, Betty Lou Curran and Adele Rossow, her grandfather, Robert “Bobby” Weems, and her many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Her grandmother, Betty Weems, grandfathers, John Curran and Paul Rossow, and her brother-in-law Kevin Spies predecease her. KC loved to shoot pool and had won many competitions. She also loved reading, movies, music, being Irish, the Redskins, and playing jokes on her friends and family. She had a compassionate, loving, and friendly nature that endeared her to all who met her.
There will be a memorial service for KC on Saturday, September 27th at 11 am, at Our Lady Star of the Sea Historic Church in Solomons, MD. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her honor to Our Lady Star of the Sea School, PO Box 560, Solomons, MD 20688. Her burial will be a private service at a later date.
Saturday, September 27, 2014