The Ottumwa Courier

Obituaries

February 10, 2014

Michael Martz

OTTUMWA — Michael Henry Martz, 63, of 201 S. Willard St., died February 8, 2014, at his home.

He was born May 29, 1950, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., to Donald R. and Shirley Eaves Martz.

He married Sylvia Royal on December 14, 1991.

Michael served in the U.S. Navy serving in Vietnam. He worked in construction, having worked for Dearborn Becker Roofing and for Continental Construction in Indiana.

He had been a member of O.B. Nelson Post #3 American Legion, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #114 and the Moose Lodge while living in Indiana.

Surviving are his wife, Sylvia; a daughter, Desiré Dawn Anders of Ottumwa; two stepchildren, Gary Wayne Nupp III and Terri Dawn Peake, both of Wyoming; two grandchildren, Eden Raine Anders and Justin Jay Appenzeller; two brothers, Donald R. (Karen) Martz Jr. of Oskaloosa and Scotty (Marsha) Inman of Ottumwa; four nieces, Jennifer Inman, Jennifer McConnell, Trinity White and Bridget Dunne; two nephews, Jamie Beck and Jeff Beck.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Inman; father and stepmother, Donald and Patricia Martz; two sisters, Kathy Storto and Joanie Williamson.

His body has been cremated. A memorial service may be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the family.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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