Erika Margot Anny Martin of Ogden will celebrate her 90th birthday. Friends and family may attend an open house in her honor from 6 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 27 at Crowley's Gallery, 115 25th St., Ogden. RSVP no later than Dec. 26 by calling 801-660-0752 or 801-690-0560.
She was born on Dec. 27, 1922, in Berlin, Germany, to Wilhelm and Anna Ziegler. She attended schools in Germany and worked in the entertainment business in her earlier years.
She married Karl Fritz Martin on Dec. 27, 1950, in Berlin, Germany. In February 1954, they immigrated to the United States, settling in Ogden. Her husband died in December 2010.
She worked at the Internal Revenue Service for 11 years. In 1972, she began Erika Martin Antiques, which she managed until 2004. Throughout the years, she was fortunate enough to travel the world.
Her son and his spouse are Ronald and Leslie Martin. She has two granddaughters: Heidi Martin, and Heather and Brandon Hutchins. She also has two grandsons: Garret Hutchins and Carter Hutchins.