David “Dave” A. Martin, age 51, of Minot, ND, formerly of Breckenridge, MN, passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at Trinity Hospital in Minot. Visitation will be held on Monday, May 24, 2021, from 12 PM to 1 PM followed by his 1 PM memorial service at the Hankinson Veterans Memorial Park. Pastor Michael Baker will officiate the service. Burial will take place in Montana at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Joseph-Vertin and Sons Funeral Home in Breckenridge.
David Allen Martin was born on December 7, 1968, to George and Annetta (Drewlow) Martin in Breckenridge. He grew up there and attended Grace Lutheran Church where he was baptized and confirmed. Dave graduated from Breckenridge High School in 1988. Following his graduation, he served for four years in the United States Marine Corps. While on active duty, Dave was stationed in Iraq and Honduras and spent an additional 2 years in the reserves. After discharging from the reserves, he began his civilian career working at a variety of places.
He spent a few years with Minn-Dak, Imation, Wahpeton, ND, and then volunteered for the Wahpeton Fire Department, and Hankinson Ambulance Service. He then went on to work for Pro Mark in Fargo, ND, for about 6 years. Dave was very hardworking, loving, selfless and was always one to stay busy.
His nurturing demeanor will be greatly missed by his stepchildren, Jade and Clay Lilly; his devoted mother, Annetta Martin; siblings, Dora (Michael) Baker; Monte Martin, Mark (Teresa) Martin, Ray (Kristin) Martin, Thomas Martin, and Ted Martin; step-grandchild, Jayston; 3 nieces; 5 nephews; and many other loving family members and friends.
David was preceded in death by his father, George Martin; grandparents, George and Luella Drewlow and Gottlieb and Dora Martin.
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