Frederick,(Fred) Martin, passed away from complications due to Renal Cell Carcinoma on May 21, 2020.
He was in the VA Hospital in Tucson, Arizona.
Dad was born in Dell Rapids on May 15, 1939, to the parents of Fred and Sally Martin, graduating from Dell Rapids High School in 1957.Then went on to join the Navy. He met our Mother, Helen, in Bainbridge Maryland. They married and had 3 Daughters.
Dad loved the Tucson area and had resided there for over 40 years.
He owned a Chevron Station in Tucson Estates for a number of years.
Then became a Business Broker. Eventually retiring from the State of Arizona.
Dad was preceded in Death by his Parents, Fred and Sally Martin (Giacchero), our Mom, Helen Howard, Step-Mom, Jeanne Martin. Longtime Partner, Monta Phillips, Daughter, Kathy Black,
Grandson, Latti Rose Jr., and Brother, Richard Martin.
He leaves behind his Daughters, Laurie (Latti) Rose and Patty Martin. Sister, Kathy Magness and Brother, Robert (Sue) Martin. As well as 8 Grandchildren and 14 Great Grandchildren.
Donations in memory of Dad may be made to the Fisher House, Tucson Arizona.
He was so grateful for all the love and care provided by the Fisher House to his Family over the last 1 - 1/2 years.
Graveside service will be held at 10am, Aug. 22, 2020, at Juniper Haven Cemetery.
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