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Delbert (Del) Martin, 91 - February 06, 2015

Delbert “Del” Lawrence Martin, 91, of Brady, formerly of Gothenburg, passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Memorial services will be conducted at the Brady United Methodist Church on Friday, Feb. 13, at 11:30 a.m. Burial of cremains will take place prior to services at 10:30 a.m. at Ft. McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell.
Martin was born April 19, 1923, at Anselmo to Lawrence and Esther Martin.
After graduating from Gothenburg High School, he served with the U.S. Air Force.
On Jan. 11, 1947, he married Yolanda Johnson. The couple moved to Brady in 1951 where he farmed and ranched, and later worked for Union Pacific.
Martin and his wife moved from the farm into town where they resided until his hospitalization.
He had a strong passion for horses and riding his motorcycle, according to family members. He was community minded and had served on the Methodist Church board, sang in the choir, was on the Brady school board and drove a school bus.
?Martin was proceeded in death by: his father and mother, Lawrence and Esther Martin; his eldest son, Michael Del Martin.
Survivors include: his wife, Yolanda Martin; sons—Greg (Pat) Martin of Aurora, CO, and Kevin (Chris) Martin of Curtis; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; a number of nieces, nephews and other family members.
Memorials are suggested to the Brady Methodist Church and the Brady volunteer fire and rescue or donor’s choice.