Charles Duane Martin, 75, of Cedar Valley (rural West Branch, Iowa) died Wednesday, June 12, 2019 in University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. There will be a public gathering of family and friends held at his home on Monday, June 17th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm (all are welcome). Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com. Should friends so desire a memorial fund has been established and may be directed to his family.
Charles, son of Charles L. and Theresa Glasscock Martin, was born on November 10, 1943 in Reynolds, Kansas. Charles attended several schools including U High School in Iowa City and then graduated from West Branch High School in 1962. On February 12, 1966 Charles was united in marriage to Vicki Ann Wonick in Iowa City. For most of his life Charles was a self-employed carpenter until he started to work as a carpenter at the U of I.
Charles is survived by his wife, Vicki Martin of Cedar Valley, IA; sons, Steven (Frankie) Martin of Knoxville, TN and Michael Martin of Runnells, IA; daughter, Ann (Thor) Johnson of North Liberty, IA; grandchildren, Dylan Martin, Abrian Galassi-Martin, Leo Johnson and Phoenix Johnson; sister, Melba (Alan) Lyvers of Iowa City, IA; brother, Larry (Mary) Martin of Murfreesboro, TN; sister-in-law, Corky Martin of Wellman, IA; and brother-in-law, Gary Jondle of Iowa City, IA. Charles was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Dennis Martin and sister, Carol Jondle.
May Be Directed To The Family