Alvin H. Martens
Aug. 30, 1926 – Aug. 10, 2010
Alvin H. Martens of Mukwonago passed away Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, at his
home at age 83. He was born Aug. 30, 1926, the son of the late Edward and
Al married Elizabeth "Betty" (nee Booth) on July 24, 1948, at
her family homestead in Saylesville. He was a member of the First
Congregational Church of Mukwonago and enjoyed working in the yard and
making toys for his grandchildren out of wood.
Al will be sadly missed by his wife and special sweetheart, Betty of
Mukwonago. He was the cherished father of Rebecca "Becky"
Krueger of Waukesha and Harold "Hal" (Mary) Martens of Eagle;
grandfather of Brian (Katherine) Holsclaw, Mark (Kelly) Holsclaw, Margaret
Holsclaw, Keith (Linda Kobs) Martens and Jennifer (Tom) Christiansen;
great-grandfather of Tyrin, Nicholas, Ashton, Lucas, Andrew, Olivia and
Langdon; and stepgrandfather to Char (Gary) Jasinski, Deidre (John) Mead
and Renee (Greg) Grinker and their families. He is also survived by his
brother, Roger (Sheila) Martens, as well as nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends.
Al was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Alan Krueger; brother, Ralph;
and a sister, Marion Lueck.
Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service
Sunday, Aug. 15, at the First Congregational Church, 231 Roberts Drive,
Mukwonago, with the Rev. Rick Hartley officiating. Burial will take place
at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 16, at Oak Knoll Cemetery in Mukwonago (please
meet at the cemetery).
The family would like to extend a special thank you to their
grandchildren, Rolland Nelson Crossroads Hospice and Dr. Paul LeMarbre and
staff Deb and Natalie for the kind, compassionate care with Al.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to
the First Congregational Church of Mukwonago.
For the online obituary and guest registry, go to www.hdlfuneralhomes.com.
Mealy’s Funeral Home in Eagle, 594-2442, is assisting the family.
"We all love you, you will always have a special place
in our hearts."