John L. Martin, 73

John L. Martin of Mequon was born to eternal life on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at the age of 73.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Beverly (nee Konkol). He was the dear father of Brian, Lori (Tom) Sherman and Sheryl Martin; special grandpa to Kendall and Jamie Sherman and Cory, Andrea, Kristen and Darnell Martin; and brother to Mel (Joyce) Martin. He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, especially the fourlegged variety, Blackie and Brett.

John was owner and operator for 35 years of John Standard/Martinís Union Service Stations and Martinís Automotive. Visitation was held at Lumen Christi Catholic Church-Mequon, 11300 N. St. James Lane, Mequon WI, 53092, on Monday, June 10, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Private entombment was held at Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine are appreciated.

Zwaska Funeral Home in Brown Deer is assisting the family.