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Martha "Marty" J. Bastin

December 20, 1944 — April 21, 2023

Owensboro, KY 42301

Martha "Marty" J. Bastin

Martha “Marty” J. Bastin of Owensboro, passed away Friday April 21, 2023 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born December 20, 1944, to the late James Barney Bastin and Eula Mae Roll of Owensboro.


She graduated from Owensboro High School in 1963. Marty was an accomplished tennis player. She played on the OHS tennis team. During her senior year she was state runner up in Kentucky. She played on the Owensboro tennis team, Ky Wesleyan College boys’ team, was #1 at Murray State University and played with Virginia Slims circuit.


Martha taught for 31 years at Daviess County and Burns Middle School. She was a lifelong member of KEA and NEA.


Martha loved her pets and at one time raised Alpacas. She loved her family and friends.


Those left to cherish her memory include her sister; Mary Jewell Bastin Fenwick (Eddie), brother; Bobby J. Bastin (Sue), nieces; Jewell Mae Reeves and Susan E. Bastin, nephews; Bob Bastin, Jr., and Brian Bastin.


Memorial Contributions may be made to Owensboro Humane Society or Daviess Co. Animal Shelter


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Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.




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