George Martin, 74, of Staples, passed away March 29, 2017.
Funeral services for George will be held Friday, April 7, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Assembly of God Church in Staples with Pastor Roy Miles officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.
Interment will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Staples.
Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home, Browerville.
George was born November 10, 1942, in Staples to Fred and Blanche (Sarff) Martin. He married Janet Haidle on April 6, 1963 in Staples. George was a truck driver and heavy equipment operator for many years and also worked construction. He was a good story teller, enjoyed hunting, fishing and was always willing to lend a helping hand. He was member of the Staples Assembly of God Church.
George is survived by his wife; three sons, Bruce and Edward (Terri) both of Staples and Gerald (Lori) of Long Prairie; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; step-mothers, Margaret and Harriet and three brothers Richard, David and Tom.