Elmo Arnold MARTIN, son of James Elmer MARTIN and Jenny Eugenia ANDERSON.
Born 27 Jan 1911 Kensington, Douglas County, Minnesota, died 8 May 1990 St. Cloud, Minnesota, 79 years, buried 11 May 1990 Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN
Married 28 Nov 1931 Eden Valley, Meeker, Minnesota, USA (58 years married) to:
Gertrude H DREIS
Born 28 Mar 1911 Morrison County, Minnesota, died 25 May 1997 St Cloud, Stearns Co, MN, 86 years
1. James Elmo MARTIN
Born 29 Oct 1932 Eden Valley, Meeker, Minnesota, USA, died 17 Feb 2010 Sauk Rapids, Benton, Minnesota, USA, 77 years
Published on February 19, 2010
James E. “Jim” Martin, 77
Oct. 29, 1932 – Feb. 17, 2010
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 22, 201 0 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Minden Township (rural Sauk Rapids ) for James E. “Jim” Martin, age 77, who died Wednesday at the St. Clo ud Hospital. Rev. Bernard Kahlhamer will officiate and burial will b e at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls. Friends an d relatives may call one hour prior to the services Monday at the chur ch. Arrangements were made by Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, S auk Rapids.
Jim was born Oct. 29, 1932 in Eden Valley to Elmo & Gertrude (Dreis) M artin. He served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1950-1953. Jim marr ied Helen Cremers on June 8, 1955 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in P ierz. He had various jobs over the years including Auto Parts Headquar ters, most recently he drove for Southwood Motors. Jim was a member o f St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Waite Park American Legion Post 428 , Waite Park Moose Lodge 400 where he was a past Governor and a lif e member of St. Cloud VFW Post 428. He enjoyed football, baseball, bas ketball, fishing, cribbage, going out with friends, hunting deer and p heasant, snowmobiling, and riding motorcycle.
Survivors include his wife, Helen of Sauk Rapids; brothers and sister , Daniel of New Munich, Mary (Marvin) Hannah of Spring Lake Park, Joh n (Debbie) of Isanti, and Michael (Joyce) of Lake Havasu City, AZ; spe cial close friend, Sarah Leonard of St. Cloud; dogs, Matty, Truman, an d Zita; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Jim was preceded i n death by his parents.
2. Daniel Louis MARTIN PRIVACY FILTER
3. Mary Helen MARTIN PRIVACY FILTER
4. John Stephen MARTIN PRIVACY FILTER
5. Michael Lee MARTIN
Born 17 Aug 1948 St Cloud, Stearns Co, MN, died 19 Oct 2010 Lake Havasu City, Mohave, Arizona, 62 years