Please Remember Jack Alvin Martens in Your Prayers


Please remember in your prayers Jack Alvin Martens, who died March 27 in Auburn, Ala. Martens, 88, was the father of Jeff Martens, Physical Plant; the father-in-law of Leann Martens, Service Center; and the grandfather of Cassandra Watson, Service Center.


Jack was a U.S. Army medic in Europe during WWII, from February 1943 until November 1945. Among his military decorations was the Purple Heart with clusters.

A memorial service was held at noon Thursday, April 4, at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. A celebration of his life followed from 1:45 to 4 p.m. at the Tin Cup restaurant, 1220 Rice St., St. Paul.

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