Obituary for Gary Martin

Gary Martin, age 59 of Northfield, passed away Wednesday evening, June 5, 2019, at Three Links Care Center. Gary John Martin was born on July 4, 1959 in Farmington, Minnesota, to Harold E. and Dorothy (Ellert) Martin. He was in rural Lakeville, attended Lakeville Schools and Dakota County A.V.T.I. in Rosemount. In 1978, Gary moved to Webster and attended school in New Prague. In 1980, he moved to the Laura Baker campus in Northfield and worked through Epic for many years. Gary enjoyed family vacations, camping trips, visiting relatives, Hot Wheels cars, comic books, his view master, bowling, watching Disney […]

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Gary Martin, age 59 of Northfield, passed away Wednesday evening, June 5, 2019, at Three Links Care Center.

Gary John Martin was born on July 4, 1959 in Farmington, Minnesota, to Harold E. and Dorothy (Ellert) Martin. He was in rural Lakeville, attended Lakeville Schools and Dakota County A.V.T.I. in Rosemount. In 1978, Gary moved to Webster and attended school in New Prague. In 1980, he moved to the Laura Baker campus in Northfield and worked through Epic for many years.

Gary enjoyed family vacations, camping trips, visiting relatives, Hot Wheels cars, comic books, his view master, bowling, watching Disney videos, playing kick ball, dogs (especially Marco), spending time with family and friends, and pancakes!

Survivors include 8 sisters and brothers: Marilyn Martin of Gunnison, Colorado, Russell (Judy) of Tijeras, New Mexico, Carol (Richard) Ostlie of Lakeville, Amy (David) Tonsager of Farmington, Aleda (Robert) Fritzke of Savage, William of Lakeville, Harold of Northfield, Steven (Teresa) of Northfield; his sister-in-law, Myrna Martin of Lakeville; 14 nieces and nephews, other family members, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Richard.

Visitation will be Monday, July 1, 2019, from 3:00PM – 5:30PM, with a time of sharing at 5:30PM, at the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home in Northfield. Private interment will take place at East Christiania Cemetery, rural Lakeville.

Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www.northfieldfuneral.com

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Funeral

July 1, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Benson & Langehough Funeral Home
201 East 4th Street Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

Visitation

July 1, 2019 - 3:00 PM - 5:30PM

Benson & Langehough Funeral Home
201 East 4th Street Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

1 Comment

  1. Larry Hand

    Dear Martin Family and friends, may you find comfort in knowing that your dear one, Gary, is safe in the memory our loving Heavenly Father, Jehovah God (Ps. 83:18), who will remember every detail about Gary and bring him back in the upcoming Resurrection. Acts 24:15. JW.org.

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