Martin Dean Esau
1949 - 2020
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Martin Dean Esau, 71, of Lodi died after losing his battle with cancer. He was the husband of Mary Susan Esau for 52 yrs. He was born on March 29, 1949 in Turlock, CA, the son of Zenia and Carolyn Esau. He graduated Lodi High School in 1967. He served in the Vietnam War. He worked as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic most of his life until he retired. He loved his family and friends, family activities, hunting, drag races, camping and good food. He had a heart of gold.
Martin is survived by his wife, Mary Susan Esau; sister, Sabrina Esau; son, Jeff (Holly) Locke; daughter, Janine(Bob) Durham; five grandsons, one great-granddaughter, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Zenia and Carolyn Esau; sister, Anita Oswald; and daughters, Jennifer and Julie Esau.
There will be a private service.

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Published in Lodi-News Sentinel from Nov. 14 to Nov. 26, 2020.
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November 20, 2020
Janine, Mary & Family, I am truly sorry for your loss. May God be with during this difficult time. God Bless.
Kathy Linz
November 18, 2020
To Susan, Janine and family. I was very sorry to hear of the passing of Martin. Your family and my family go back many years and I can"t begin to count the hunting trips and good times I have had with Martin. He will be sadly missed. May God bless all of you
Tim Vitale
November 18, 2020
To Susan, Janine and family we offer our deepest condolences on the passing of Martin. We’re thinking of you and sending our love.
November 18, 2020
Martin would always make sure everyone was laughing and having a gd time he will be greatly missed my heart goes out to the Esau family and friends.
Rodney Redman
November 17, 2020
One of the best Mechanics I ever had the joy of working with had some good times at YA.
Doug Lampman
November 14, 2020
Susie & family my heart hurts for you, I know you have been through much sorrow. May our Lord wrap his arms around you for peace. ❤
Ardylee McCurdy
November 14, 2020
He was such a nice person. We were friends in high school and although our lives were different we shared old times, Vietnam, and Turlock in our past. Martin’s kind nature will be missed by his family and friends.
Bob lynch
November 14, 2020
God Bless you my friend!!
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