Richard Lynn Martinitz and Tamara Ann Ford were married November 24, 1979
  at the Woodbine United Methodist Church. Richard is the son of Paul Dean and
  Margaret Ann Martinitz. Tamara is the daughter of Towe Oris Garrett and
  Margaret Ellen Garrett.
       Richard was born January 5, 1959 in Junction City Hospital. His first
  home was at the farm known as the Slatter Place. In March 1959, his family
  moved to what is now known as the Rosie Farres home in Woodbine. His sister,
  Rhonda Lea, was born while they lived here. They moved to Junction City where
  Richard attended kindergarten. The family returned to the Slatter farm and
  Richard attended school at Carry Creek and Chapman. He graduated from Chapman
  in 1977. Richard helped his father with the farming and dairy and continued
  farming after they moved to Woodbine in 1975. He also did part time carpentry.
  He sold out of farming in 1985 and is presently employed with the Kansas State
  Department of Transportation.
       Tamara was bron October 1, 1959 in Newton, Kansas. She attended grade
  school at Valley Center and Woodbine. She graduated from eight grade with the
  last graduating class of Woodbine Grade School. Tamara graduated from Chapman 
  High School and was active in Youth Fellowship and 4-H. Tamara attended Salina
  Vo-tech and received her child care certificate.
       Their first home was the John Martinitz homestead. They moved to their
  present home in Woodbine in 1980. Nathan John was born April 19, 1982 and
  Andrew Phillip joined them June 1, 1984.  
               
  Source: Woodbine, Kansas Centennial, 1887 - 1987, 
          Woodbine through the years pg. 101
          Submitted by Tamara Martinitz 
     
   

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