Arthur E. "Bud" Martin
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Arthur E. Martin, 86, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 with his loving family at his side. Arthur was born on November 10, 1927 in Des Moines to Al and Helen (Knight) Martin.
Arthur served his country proudly in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a truck driver for many years. He loved going to baseball games and also watching them on T.V. Bud was a big Chicago Cubs fan. He loved talking, listening to music and most of all spending time with his family- especially his grandkids.
Arthur is survived by his loving wife, JoAnn; children, Constance (Ron) Sonnenburg of Prescott, AZ., Victoria VonStein of Cedar Rapids, IA., Arthur Martin, Jr. of Des Moines, IA. and Lisa (Henry) York of Des Moines, IA.; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Gloria Robbins, Norma Doescher, Dorothy Remster, Sandra (Butch) Waddell, Sharon (Al) Hanson, Kathy (Jim) Rosenbalm; brothers, Don, Bob and Frank; and many other extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial services will be held 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Burial to follow at Avon Cemetery.
On-line condolences may be expressed at
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW Ninth Street Des Moines, IA 50315
Published in Des Moines Register on Feb. 16, 2014