Martha V. Goar (1938-2021)

Written by Estero Bay News

January 29, 2021

In Memory of Martha V. Goar

Martha V Goar, 82, passed away on Tuesday, January 5th, 2021 in Morro Bay, California. She was born in Davenport, Iowa on October 25, 1938 to the late Lyle and Velma Van Zele. She graduated with a degree in Education from the University of Colorado where she served as president of the Pi Beta Phi sorority. She worked in various roles over the years as an early childhood educator.

Her later life was characterized by giving to her community through volunteering at local libraries, museums, churches and nursing homes. She lived in Iowa, Alaska, Hawaii, Colorado and Arizona and eventually moved to Morro Bay in 2012 where she served as a volunteer for the Morro Bay Library, a docent for the Morro Bay State Park Museum of Natural History, and active member of Estero Bay United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her sister, Susan Van Nuys, her sons Peter (Janel) Krull and Dan (Dina) Krull and her grandchildren, Vickie, Angela, Dani, Abi, Tesha, Gloria, Jack, Levi, Krissy and Ellie.
In accordance with her wishes, no public memorial services will be held. A charitable contribution may be made in her honor to Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ).

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