|Birth: ||Nov. 27, 1921|
Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
|Death: ||Dec. 22, 2010|
Karl Fritz Martin
Karl Fritz Martin,89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday December 22,2010 at Ogden Regional Medical Center from causes incident to age. He passed on to a better place to be with his Lord and Savior, surrounded by his loving family.
Karl was born in Niederwuerschnitz, Saxony, Germany on November 27, 1921 to Kurt and Rosa Martin. He had three brothers. Karl was educated in public and military schools. He joined the German Air Force in 1949 and spent World War II in cold Russia.
Following the war, Karl lived in Hamburg where he met his future wife Erika "Ria" Margot Ziegler. They were married on Erika's birthday in 1950. In 1954, Karl and Erika immigrated to the United States settling in Ogden where their sponsor lived. His first job was washing cars for one dollar an hour. Later he worked for Ray CItte and Cutrubus Motors.
Karl will always be remembered for his love of fishing with his son, his kind personality, his beautiful garden, and his love of refinishing antiques. He loved to travel and often thought of his family in Germany. He returned to Germany several times and enjoyed his brothers, his family, and the great food. He loved to read, to do puzzles, and to work around his house. Karl was a wonderful husband, grandfather and great-grandfather. He also loved his friends.
He was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Surviving are his wife Erika and his son, Ronald (Leslie) tow granddaughters, Heather (Brandon) Hutchins, Heidi Ann Martin and two great-grandsons.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, all of Germany.
Ogden City Cemetery
Created by: Rodney Cordell Johns
Record added: Dec 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63477536