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Family and friends are invited to a come and go celebration of his life in the Cactus Room of Higdon Hall in the Medicine Hat Stampede Grounds on Saturday, October 27,2018 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
A private family interment will take place in the Hillside Cemetery.
In memory of
Donald 'Andy' Martin
February 14, 1941 - October 19, 2018 - Age 77

Donald ‘Andy’ Martin passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018, at the age of 77 years, beloved husband of Linda Martin. He leaves to cherish his memory his children, Denise Van Riper (Allan Plustwa) and Bob Martin; his grandchildren, Chas (Alison) Martin, Joshua Van Riper, Zachery Van Riper and Andrew Martin; two brothers, George (Peggy) Martin, Gerald (Andrea) Martin; his sister, Linda (Ralph) Eresman as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Hilda and Donald Martin; his sisters, Hilda Volk and Joanne Dewalt. Andy started work for Western Co-op Fertilizer in 1973 becoming a certified millwright in 1978 working until the plant closed. He became employed at Independent Porcelain from 1983 to 1989. Andy started managing apartment buildings in 1991 until present. He also was a Security Guard and worked for Knight Schmidt Ind. Andy become a 5 Pin Youth Bowling Coach in 1983 coaching many youth for years. He loved to tell stories, enjoyed fishing and camping in earlier years and enjoyed his family, baking and cooking for them. Family and friends are invited to a come and go celebration of his life in the Cactus Room of Higdon Hall in the Medicine Hat Stampede Grounds on Saturday, October 27,2018 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. A private family interment will take place in the Hillside Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations may be made to the charity of their choice. To e-mail an expression of sympathy, please direct it to: [email protected] subject heading: Andy Martin.

Message from Darla Peloski (Turner, Gerwing) October 24, 2018

Dear Linda and family,

Iam shocked and saddened to hear about Andy, I can't believe I missed him by one day, I went to see him in hospital on Saturday. he was one of my favorite coaches. I have so many memories I will cherish forever.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. my deepest sympathy.
hugs...


Take Care
Darla Peloski (Turner, Gerwing)
Message from Marlene and Geoff Purvis October 25, 2018

Dear Linda, Denise, Bob and family;
We were so sad to hear about Andy. We are truly sorry for your loss. Andy was such an impressive manager and always kept our building up to par. Sending you all our love and healing prayers and hugs.


Take Care
Marlene and Geoff Purvis
Message from Allen VandenBerg & Glenda Staples October 25, 2018

Dear Linda,
We are so very saddened to here of your loss of Andy. Through our knowing him through you we met a fine and gentle man. We trust the memories you have along with support of family and friends bring you the comfort you need now and in the days ahead. Know that our thoughts and prayers remain with you.


Take Care
Allen VandenBerg & Glenda Staples
Message from Sheila Thiel October 25, 2018

Hi Linda, Just wanted to let you know I am so sorry for your loss and my thoughts are with you and your family.


Take Care
Sheila Thiel
Message from Maureen Bosch & family. October 26, 2018

Linda & family
Sorry to hear of Andy’s passing. We all had very good times over the years in bowling. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.


Take Care
Maureen Bosch & family.
Message from Ray Marco October 26, 2018

Dear Linda, Denise, Bob and Family
I'm sorry for your family's loss. Andy was always friendly and talkative. He had solid technical and psychological skills as a bowling coach and mentor. I will miss Andy.


Take Care
Ray Marco