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Justin Martin


Rockwell City - Justin S. Martin 24, of Urbandale, formerly of Rockwell City, died Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from injuries sustained in the line of duty as an officer of the Urbandale Police Department. Funeral services will be 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, November 8, at the South Central Calhoun Middle School Gymnasium in Rockwell City, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the South Central Calhoun Middle School, Rockwell City. Burial will be at Rosehill Cemetery, Rockwell City.

Justin is survived by his parents, Randy and Jayne Martin of Rockwell City; his brother Ryan Martin of Rockwell City; maternal grandmother Ann Margaret Krommendyk of Cherokee; paternal grandparents, Gene and Carolyn Martin of Redfield; numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Bernard Krommendyk; and cousin Karah Thompson.

Justin Scott Martin was born July 14, 1992 at Dubuque, Iowa. He graduated from Rockwell City/Lytton High School, with the Class of 2011. In 2015, he graduated from Simpson College in Indianola with a criminal justice degree. Justin also graduated from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy with the Class 265. In August of 2015, he became a police officer for the Urbandale Police Department. Justin was a member of the United Methodist Church, and an Eagle Scout.

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Published in Des Moines Register on Nov. 4, 2016
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