April 12, 1924 - March 12, 2013
Joseph P. Martin. Joe, originally from Green Isle, MN, and a long time resident of Richfield, MN, passed away peacefully on March 12, at the age of 88. He was a loving husband, brother, father and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Margaret; his loving wife, Shirley; his brothers, Wayne and Terry; and his grandson, Shane. He is survived by his brothers, Jack and Roger; his sons and daughters, Lynn (Tim Corcoran), Steve (Lynn), Dan (Julie), Terry (Molly), Nancy, Tom (Mary), and Judy (Jim Weiler); his granddaughters and grandsons, Jesse Corcoran, Sean and Chelsey Martin, Taylor and Alison Martin, Tara and Dane Martin, Dan Gauthier, Meghan (Ryan Kolumbus), Mollie and Samantha Martin, Jenna, Lauren and Even Weiler; and his first great-granddaughter, Rhys Kolumbus. Joe was a proud WWII Veteran and was a distinguished member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a long and faithful member of the Assumption Catholic Church congregation. He loved his family above all else, and will be missed by many.
In lieu of flowers, donations are welcomed in the name of Smile Train (www.smiletrain.org), a charity he truly embraced.