|Adolph Henry William Martin|
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|Birth: ||Jun. 24, 1916|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 2010|
Funeral services for Adolph Henry William Martin, 93, of Hastings (formerly of Browerville), will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Clarissa with Pastor Melissa Ehrhardt officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Adolph passed away on March 6 in Hastings.
Adolph was born on June 24, 1916, in Hartford Township, Todd County to John and Bertha (Duda) Martin. He was the youngest of nine children. Adolph was baptized at the Evangelical Lutheran Church on July 9, 1916.
He completed an eighth grade education and worked the family farm until he joined a threshing crew working mainly in Kansas and Nebraska.
Adolph married Kathryn Smith on November 21, 1957, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Clarissa where they would reside.
Farmhand jobs took the young couple to Staples, Verndale and Litchfield. He then worked at Larson Boat Works in Little Falls through the 1960s and 1970.
Adolph retired from Crystal Sugar in Hillsboro, North Dakota in 1981. He enjoyed lively games of Yahtzee, cards, fishing and old-time music. The last decade of his life was spent at Ruth Homes Care Facility in Hastings.
Adolph is preceded in death by his parents; wife Kathryn in October 1966; three sisters and five brothers.
Adolph is survived by his son, Bradley (special friend, Karen) of Rosemount; grandsons, Brent of St. Cloud, Michael of Rosemount; one granddaughter, Rebecca (Robby Carter) of Burnsville; and newborn great-granddaughter Logan Ann Carter of Burnsville; sisters-in-law, Shirley of Motley and Donna of Bertha; brother-in-law, Fred Jr. of Elk River and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Browerville.
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Mar 13, 2010
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