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 Donnavan D “Don” Martin

Donnavan D “Don” Martin

Birth
Minnesota, USA
Death 16 Aug 2013 (aged 75)
Minnesota, USA
Burial Shakopee, Scott County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 115614279 · View Source
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OBITUARY provided by Ellen Sorenson
on August 17, 2013:

Donnavan 'Don' Martin, age 75, of Shakopee, died on August 16, 2013. He was born on November 24, 1937, to Roscoe and Bernette (Schuette) Martin, in Stewart, Minnesota. Don was a graduate of Shakopee High School and Minnesota Business College, he then served 2 years in the United States Army. In 1963 Don was appointed Scott County Assessor by the State of Minnesota, a position he held for 33 years until his retirement. Don was an active member for 12 years in the Shakopee Rotary Club, and served on the Youth Foreign Exchange Program. Since 1979, Don has voluntarily managed Valley Cemetery in Shakopee. A position he was very proud of.
Don's interests were his farm located in Renville County, his hosta garden, going to auctions, his 2 sheltie collies, but most important were his nephew, niece, great-nephew and 2 great-nieces.
Don is survived by his sister, Roxanne (Robert) Jackelen; nephew, Scott Jackelen; niece, Tanya (Nate) Stadler; great-nephew, Gavin; 2 great-nieces, Emily and Amber Stadler, all of Shakopee; and many wonderful friends and cousins. Don was preceded in death by brother, DuWayne (1979), father, Roscoe (1996); mother, Bernette (2012).
Services: Funeral Services Saturday, August 24, 2013, 11:00 AM, held at St. John's Lutheran Church, 119 West 8th Avenue, Shakopee. Officiating is the Reverend Randall J. Romsdahl. Interment Valley Cemetery.
Visitation: Visitation Saturday August 24, 2013, from 9:30-10:45 AM at St. John's Lutheran Church.
Memorials: The family prefers memorials to St. John's Lutheran Church, Shakopee, or Valley Cemetery.
~ published on McNearney Funeral Home website on August 17, 2013


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  • Maintained by: Kathy & Jerry Strickland
  • Originally Created by: Ellen Sorenson
  • Added: 17 Aug 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 115614279
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donnavan D “Don” Martin (24 Nov 1937–16 Aug 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 115614279, citing Valley Cemetery, Shakopee, Scott County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Kathy & Jerry Strickland (contributor 47169054) .