|Birth: ||Sep. 3, 1922|
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 2010|
Rock Island County
James E. Martin, 87, of Milan, Ill., formerly of Bettendorf, died Thursday, February 18, 2010 at the Comfort Harbor Home, Milan. Memorial graveside services for Mr. Martin will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Comfort Harbor Home, Milan, or to Hospice Compassus, Galesburg, Ill. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Avenue, Rock Island is assisting the family with the arrangements.
James was born September 3, 1922, in Lancaster, Mo., the son of William E. Martin and Dora Singleton Martin. He married Helen Dailey on June 21, 1949 in Lancaster. She preceded him in death on January 24, 2001. Mr. Martin worked at for the Lunex Co., Pleasant Valley, Iowa, for 30 years, retiring in the late 1970s. Mr. Martin was an avid fisherman. He enjoyed walking and spending time with his family. James was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, receiving five Bronze Stars for campaigns in Northern France, Normandy, Ardennes, Central Europe and the Rhineland.
Survivors include his children and their spouses, Mary and Tom Maack, Milan, Bonnie and Gary Russell, Wasola, Mo.; grandchildren, Kristin, Kelly, Kimberly, Thomas and James; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Nora and her husband, Ray O' Neill, Delmar, Iowa, and Oral Noon, Scott City, Mo.
James was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Helen, and a great-grandson.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com.
William Everett Martin (1897 - 1964)
Dora Alice Singleton Martin (1897 - 1969)
Helen F. Dailey Martin (1929 - 2001)
Alva Leo Martin (1916 - 2001)*
Alvin Leon Martin (1918 - 2009)*
Albert Leroy Martin (1920 - 2008)*
James E Martin (1922 - 2010)
Oral F Noon (1923 - 2014)*
Estil Edison Martin (1927 - 2000)*
Fredrick Franklin Martin (1936 - 1936)*
Dora May Martin (1937 - 1940)*
Davenport Memorial Park
Created by: Karen Wood
Record added: Feb 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48411437