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Obituary for Martha Penry Kyhn

On October 19, 2019 Martha Kyhn, mother, wife, sister and great friend passed away. She was born May 19, 1942 in Fairhope, AL to Robert (Bob) and Estelle Johnson. She had one sister Barbara (Bobbie) Johnson who was also her best friend.

They moved from Saluria, Alabama to Arvada in 1954 . While attending Arvada Junior and Senior High School Martha made many lifelong friends. She graduated from Birmingham Southern University and went on to get her masters degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Martha taught elementary school in North Carolina, Platteville and Aurora Colorado. In June 1980 she married Del Kyhn.

Martha loved to be with friends and family and most of all to travel. In 1976 Martha and daughter Bobbie moved to Greece for a year. Martha and Del returned to Greece many times after that, making new friends with each trip. On a number of trips they were joined by friends as well as her sister Bobbie and brother-in-law, Art. Martha's adventurous spirit will carry on in our memories.

Organizations: Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, Delta Kappa Gamma, Aurora Education Association, Aurora Schools Credit Union Board of DIrectors, United Methodist Women, Hellenic American Cultural Association

Preceded in death by parents Robert and Estelle Johnson and sister Barbara (Bobbie) Kusulas.

Survived by husband Del, daughter Barbara Beasley (Dale) granddaughters Kate and Olivia of Arvada, niece Kathy Savage (Donnie) of San Diego, CA, nephew Chris Kusulas (Jennifer) of Southgate, MI, great nieces Emily and Megan Kusulas nephews, Zachary and Ryan Savage, uncles Walter (Jane) and Bill Penry of Baldwin County, Alabama and numerous cousins that she adored.

Memorial Service will be held on November 8th at 1:00 at Arvada United Methodist Church, 6750 Carr St. Followed by a celebration at Morningside Manor, 13251 W 64th Ave., Arvada.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society