Todd Martin, age 48, of Gaylord passed away Thursday, December 13, 2018, at his home in Gaylord. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 11:00 A.M. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord. Visitation will be Monday, December 17, 2018, from 4:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. at the Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Military Honors by the Manthey-Asmus American Legion Post #433. Visitation will be Friday, December 21, 2018, from 10:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. at the Feldner/Ritchay Funeral Home in Nekoosa, Wisconsin. Interment will be Friday, December 21, 2018, 1:00 P.M. in the Nekoosa Riverside Cemetery in Nekoosa, Wisconsin. Military Honors by the Schuman-Arendt VFW Post #5960 in Nekoosa. Memorials preferred.
Todd Jarvis Martin was born on November 5, 1970, in Madison, Wisconsin. He was the son of Alfred and Lois (Lindroth) Martin. Todd was baptized as an infant and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth on April 20, 1986, both at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin. He received his education in Mt. Horeb and was a graduate of the Mt. Horeb High School Class of 1989. Todd furthered his education at the Madison Junior College of Business and received his Associates Degree in Business Management.
In May of 1990 Todd entered active military service in the United States Army and served his country during Desert Storm. He received the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Marksman Marksmanship Badge Rifle M-16. Todd was Honorably Discharged in June of 1993.
On July 17, 1999, Todd was united in marriage to Mary Bush at Sacred Heart Church in Nekoosa, Wisconsin. After their marriage, the couple resided in Nekoosa, Wisconsin, and Gaylord, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with two daughters. Todd was employed as a cashier at the Casino in Nekoosa, Wisconsin, a collection agent in Bloomington, Minnesota, and most recently as a cook at Kraft Heinz in New Ulm, Minnesota. Todd and Mary shared 19 years of marriage.
Todd was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord and the Manthey-Asmus American Legion Post #433.
Todd enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and golfing. He was an avid sports fan and loved watching the Wisconsin Badgers, Denver Bronco’s and the Green Bay Packers. Todd cherished the time he spent with his family, especially his daughters.
Todd is survived by his:
Wife, Mary Martin of Gaylord, MN;
Daughters, Carly Martin and Cassidy Martin of Gaylord, MN;
Parents, Alfred and Lois Martin of Arkdale, WI;
Brothers, Timothy (Deb) Martin and their children, Jade and Taylor of Port Edwards, WI, and
Tom (Claire) Martin and their children, Aubree and Bailey of Janesville, WI;
God Mother, Doris Tyler of Stoughton, WI;
Other relatives and friends.
Todd was preceded in death by his Godfather, Carl Tyler; Grandparents, Edward and Shirley Lindroth and Joseph and Leona Martin.