Audree M. Martinovich


Audree Martinovich, 83, of Two Harbors, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at Lake View Memorial Hospital.

Audree was born to Bernard and Solomae (Klava) Narlock on March 14, 1938 in Minto, ND where she grew up and graduated from high school. She moved to Virginia, MN where met the love of her life John “Jocko” Martinovich and were married on September 28, 1957. They lived in Eveleth for several years where they operated Jocko’s Tavern and in 1976, they moved to Two Harbors. Audree was a homemaker through the years and a mother to the three sons she adored.

Audree was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

She enjoyed feeding and watching the birds, music, jigsaw puzzles, time with her family, her yard, and keeping and decorating a nice home.

Audree was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John “Jocko” Martinovich; brother, Abe Narlock; and sister, Rita Fabish.

She is survived by her sons, John of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, Tyler of Austria, and Robert (Linda) of Minnetonka; grandchildren, Adrian, Ciara, Jenna, Brice, Arianne, Lauren, and Elizabeth; great-grandchildren Ryan and Ella; and two sisters; Ramona Lizakowski and Connie Ray.

The family would like to thank Meghan Ulanowski, Connie Koss, and Louise Fransen who “went above and beyond” in their help to Audree and her family, and to Kristin Hill at Park State Bank.

Visitation will be from 10 AM until the 11 AM Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Two Harbors. To share your memories or condolences online please visit