4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the O'Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson, WI, and one hour prior to the mass on Wednesday at the church
10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Hudson, WI
John “Jack” Martin, age 84 of New Richmond, died on May 4, 2018 at the Westfields Hospital in New Richmond.
Jack was born on June 25, 1933 in Downing, WI to parents, Ronald and Mildred (Harnick) Martin. He was raised by his great-grandparents, Art and Mary Martin on their farm in Cylon, and attended school at the one room school house there. From a young age, his Catholic faith and christian beliefs were very important to him. Jack served in the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army and is a Korean War Vet. He worked as a Deputy Sheriff for St. Croix County, and retired as Chief Deputy Sheriff in 1995. In his retirement, Jack loved going to auctions and holding garage sales to sell and trade the treasures he found.
Jack is survived by his children, John, Ron, Lori (John) Tudahl, Patti Croslin, Chuck, and Gregory (Yasuko); grandchildren, Shantelle, Dustin, Kyle, Jacob, Jenna, Jessie, Macayla, Bailey, Allison, Lucas and Noah; 7 great-grandchildren; siblings, Maxine (Charles), Kathy (Gerald) Rose, Mike, and Mark; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Jim and Maurice “Pat”; and grandchildren, Heather Martin and Matthew Porter.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Jack will be at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 1500 Vine St., Hudson, WI. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson, WI, and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Interment at Holy Rosary Cemetery in Cylon, WI. Memorials preferred.