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Joseph Martin

January 1, 2006 - December 31, 2006
Grand Rapids, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Mr. Joseph W. Martin, aged 94, of Grand Rapids, died on Saturday, December 31st, 2005. Mr. Martin had lived in Belding, and Wayne, Michigan, before relocating to Heather Hills Retirement Village in Grand Rapids in 1999. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle, in 2000 and is survived by his son, Joseph (Marilyn); three grandchildren, Wendy (Joel Moser) Martin, Roger (Allison), Blake (Danniell); six great-grandchildren, Eliot, Rachel, Karah, Brett, Samantha and Jordan; and numerous loving nieces and nephews. He was accurately characterized by one of his grandsons as the "best grandpa in the world." Family and friends are invited to a remembrance reception at Heather Hills Retirement Village 1055 Forest Hills SE on Saturday, January 7th, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The family suggests that those who wish to make memorial contributions please consider the Grand Rapids YWCA, 25 Sheldon SE, or their charity of choice. Arrangements by: Memorial Alternatives 2432 Fuller NE 363-3700 www.memorialalternatives.com