Martha Jorene Gorin
April 5, 1932 – October 5, 2021
Martha Jorene Wooten Gorin passed away on October 5, 2021 at the age of 89. She was born and raised in Austin, Texas.
She was called Jo by her family and friends and Mimi by her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Jo graduated from Austin High School and loved being in the Red Jacket drill team and Margaret Preston sorority. Austin High school is where she met her husband Bev Gorin. They were married on February 15, 1951. For many years Jo worked alongside her parents Ed and Augusta Wooten and her brother Dick at their family-owned store Aus-Tex Garden Supply on Burnet Road.
She is preceded in death by her parents Ed and Augusta and her brother Dick Wooten. Jo is survived by Bev Gorin, her husband of 70 years, son Scott Gorin, daughter Christy Lehtinen (husband Keith), grandchildren Kelli Beck (husband Joe), Ryan Lehtinen (wife Lindsey) and Shannon Tautenhahn (husband Brock) and 8 great-grandchildren Logan & Cooper Beck, Noelle , Hudson, & Britt Lehtinen, and Finley, Jolie, & Annie Tautenhahn. Jo’s life was filled with love and devotion for her family and friends. Her love for all animals began as a child and continued throughout her life. She had countless pets over the years and donated to local and national animal shelters and rescues.
Mimi, you will…. Always be in our Hearts! In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety. —PSALM 4:8
Monday, October 11, 2021