Norbert B. Martin, 83, of Marshall, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall. Father Kevin Gormley will officiate. Pallbearers will be Tony DelRoss, Tom Vogl, Bill Siefkas, Donnie Collins, Donnie Thiel and Bill Lang. Honorary pallbearers will be Pete Solomon, Bob Woodsmall, Bill Paxton, Art Twilling and Bob Dick. Prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial with graveside military rites will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to St. Peter Catholic Church or Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice.
Born Sept. 18, 1921, in Pilot Grove, he was the son of the late Urban Joseph Martin and Martha Theresa Felten Martin. On June 10, 1950, he married Carolyn Paxton, who survives of the home. He had lived in Marshall most of his life and was a retired meat cutter. He was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council 876. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and served in the military for 37 years. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2646 in Marshall.
Additional survivors include his children, Tim Martin and wife Susan of Marshall, Linda Murdock and husband Larry of rural Marshall, Nancy Redford of Colorado Springs, Colo., Pat Martin of Marshall, Mary Branum and husband Richard of Jefferson City, Ted Martin and wife Janet of Columbia and Amy Martin of Toganoxie, Kan.; four sisters, Dorothy Samson of Marshall, Mildred Moore of Marshall, Theresa Lang of Boonville and Sister Joan Marie Martin of Joplin; five grandchildren, Erika Martin, Angie Rinehart, Suzanne Siems, Jason Rinne and Natalie Martin; three stepgrandchildren, Craig Branum, Charles Branum and Ashley Thomas; two great-grandchildren, Colby Rinehart and Lindsay Rinehart; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Eugene Martin, Bernard Martin and Urban John "Bob" Martin; and one sister, Helen Widel.
Additional information provided per family recompense.