Eugene #3 (1925 - 2006)
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Surnames: MARTEN SCHMIDT SEEFELD SALTER BUCKELMAN
----Sources: Tribune-Record-Gleaner, Loyal, Wisconsin, 11 October 2006
Marten, Eugene (15 MAY 1925 - 8 OCT 2006)
Eugene Marten, 81, Loyal, died Sunday Oct. 8, 2006, at Colonial Center, Colby. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m., Oct. 12, at Community Funeral Home, Spencer, and Friday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, North Spencer. The Rev. Rebekah Tarres wii officiate. Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, North Spencer. Pallbearers will be Joseph Marten, Janalee Marten, Jordan Marten, Jayme Marten, Michael Salter, Mark Salter, and Michelle Abendroth. Honorary pallbearers will be Renee Blazio and Dena Chapman.
Eugene Marten was born May 15, 1925, in Edgar, to William and Elsie (nee Schmidt) Marten. He attended Abbotsford schools. He married Arlene Seefeld on Aug. 30, 1947. She preceded him in death. He retired from farming in 1988. During that time, he also hauled milk, worked in a cheese factory, and worked for Riplinger Box Board Factory and Packaging Corporation, Colby. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing cards with friends and spending time with his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren; great-great grandchildren. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his children, Judy (Mike) Salter, Black Creek, Jerry (Dorothy) Marten, Unity, and Terry (Sandy) Marten, Auburndale; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Mabel Buckelman, Chippewa Falls; and one brother, Bill "William" (Arlene) Marten, Yucca Valley, Calif.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Arlene, one sister, Lorraine Kops; one brother, Dwaine Marten; and one daughter-in-law, Jean Marten.
Maurina/Community Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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