Clyde Thomas Martin

Clyde Thomas Martin

Clyde Thomas Martin, age 72, of St. Michael, MN passed away peacefully at his home on August 12, 2017.
Clyde was born May 29, 1945 in Minneapolis, MN to Raymond O. Martin and Lydia (Reich) Martin of Greenwood. He was baptized on June 24, 1945 at Salem Lutheran Church and was confirmed on March 22, 1959, also at Salem Lutheran Church.
Clyde was united in marriage to Linda Getchell in July of 1965. To this union 4 children were born. On June 26, 1989 he married Maureen Dougherty. They had one son.
Clyde was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Mavis (Moe), an infant brother and brothers-in-law Jerry Fixmer, Kevin and Tom Dougherty.
He is survived by his wife Maureen and 5 children: Lynn (Jeff) Eccles of Farmington; Ronald (Wendy) Martin of Rockford; LoriAnne Martin of Plymouth; Charles Martin of Coon Rapids; and Robert Martin of Madison, WI. Grandchildren: Curtiss, Rachel, Riauna and Rileigh Martin; sisters Nancy Fixmer, Hill City and Sandra (Tom) Sleypen of Buffalo; brother-in-law Jim Moe of Hill City; many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Clyde worked many years at Spancrete, Buffalo Bituminous (Knife River) and did bartending. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, growing flowers, playing cards and spent many years cutting and delivering wood to many loyal customers – some more than 25 years.
A visitation was held on Tuesday., August 15 from 4-8 pm with a prayer service at 7:30 AT THE CHURCH. Funeral Services for Clyde Martin were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 16 at Salem Lutheran Church in Greenfield.
The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home served the family.Online condolences may be made to: www.thepetersonchapel.com

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