Beth Nicholes Martin-Zufall1930 ~ 2011Beth Nicholes Martin-Zufall, age 81, passed away August 18, 2011 in her Apple Valley, CA home after her courageous fight with cancer.Beth was born in Scofield, Utah May 4, 1930 to Theadocia (Brown) and Elmarion Nicholes. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Bud, four sisters: Orlene (White), LaRean (Kinder), Carol, and June; and husband Glenn Martin. Surviving are her husband Robert Zufall, five children and four stepchildren: Monty Walker of Phoenix, AZ; Nanette (Mike) Murphy of Oak Hills, CA; Scott (Virginia) Walker of Henderson, NV; Stuart (Mimi) Walker of Henderson, NV; John (Jennifer) Walker of Maple Valley, WA; Gary (Kitty) Martin of Lindale, TX; Lynette Zufall of Victorville, CA; Eric (Linda) Zufall of Arcadia, CA; and Jan Hill of Reno, NV. Also surviving are 25 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.Beth graduated from East High School in 1948. She attended the University of Utah where she pledged Chi Omega. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Cal State Fullerton and later a Master's Degree in Special Education from Cal State San Bernardino. She taught grades K-8 until her retirement in 1993. She was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served three full-time missions (Ohio, Honduras, and SLC) with her eternal companion, Bob. A spontaneous spirit, Beth loved to travel, play tennis, research genealogy, and play games with her family. A funeral service was conducted August 22, 2011 in Apple Valley, CA. Graveside services will be at the American Fork City Cemetery in Utah, Saturday, August 27, 2011 at 10 am where she will be put to rest next to her parents. (Services under the direction of Warenski Funeral Home, online guestbook available at www.warenski.com.)