(Monday - October 26, 2020) - Dennis C. Martens, age 73, of Norway, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 23, at Florence Health Services in Florence.

Dennis was born August 15, 1947, in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, son of the late Robert and Mabel (Wood) Martens. He grew up on the family farm in Egg Harbor, Wisconsin.

Dennis graduated from Manitowoc High School in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, class of 1967. Following graduation, he worked for Hamilton Manufacturing in Two Rivers, Wisconsin and Peterson Ship Building in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, before moving to Kingsford in 1975, where he began a career with M.J. Electric as an equipment operator working all over the country, until retiring in 2009.

Dennis passionately enjoyed fishing, hunting, reading, camping, traveling and especially creating memories on his fishing trips to Alaska & Canada. He looked forward to his breakfast every morning for over 20 years at Mary's Place in Beecher, Wis.

Survivors include two sons, David (Michelle Floriano) Martens of Norway and Jeremy (Alice) Martens of Whidbey Island, Washington; two daughters, Jennifer (Jim) Schiller of Newago, Michigan and Jaime (Mark Marsden) Martens; grandchildren: Brooke (Joe Blaszczyk) Martens, Brandon Martens, Christi (Joe) Holstine and children Brayden & Hailee, Ben (Lexie) Schiller and daughter Isabella, Preston (Alexis) Cross and son Sawyer, Michael Schiller, Natosha (Lance) Cross, Racheal & Genevieve Schiller; one brother, Andrew (Vicki) Martens of Appleton; one sister, Katherine (Sheila) Rose, also of Appleton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gary Martens.

Visitation will be held on Friday October 30, from 10 until 11:00 AM at First Covenant Church in Norway. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM at the church. Pastor James Danielson will officiate. Burial will take place on Saturday, October 31 at 11:00 AM in Egg Harbor Cemetery, in Egg Harbor, Wisconsin.

Dennis' family would especially like to thank the staff at Florence Health Services for their incredible care and compassion shown to Dennis and his family during his illness.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iron Mountain to honor Dennis' legacy of life.


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