Martha Schatz

December 21, 1934 - October 8, 2018

Martha M. Schatz passed away in Lodi on October 8, 2018 at the age of 83. Martha was born on December 21, 1934 in Hoyt, OK, to Dora and Clay Kemp. Her family moved to San Joaquin County while she was very young, and she attended school in Thornton, Bruella School in Acampo and Lodi High School. She married Raymond Schatz in 1953, and their loving, committed marriage lasted nearly 65 years. Martha was preceded in death by her daughter Connie Lessner.

She is survived by her beloved husband Ray Schatz; son Ricky Schatz (Kristie); grandchildren: Alex and Bradley Schatz, Janel Lane, Steven Alberg, and Aaron Lessner; and numerous great-grandchildren. 

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