Obituary: Lonnie R. ‘Buck’ Martin Sr.

Lonnie R. “Buck” Martin Sr., 81, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Newton Medical Center. He was born July 11, 1936, in Isabella, Okla., to Edward R. and Rebecca R. (Bierig) Martin. He was a graduate of the Okeene, Oklahoma High School.

On March 16, 1957, he married Sandra J. Bickel at Halstead. She preceded him in death on Sept. 23, 2005.

Lonnie worked as a truck driver for Boeing Aircraft Company for 36-1/2 years. Old Westerns were a love of Lonnie’s. He could also be found enjoying nature and love to watch the birds and squirrels in the yard. Lonnie loved trees and shared his knowledge of different varieties with his family.

Family and grandkids were a joy of Lonnie’s, and he greatly looked forward to spending time with his loving family and friends.

Graveside committal service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Halstead City Cemetery, with a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday evening at Petersen Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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