It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Herbert (Herb) Charles Martin of Calgary at the McKenzie Towne Care Centre on Friday, June 30, 2006 at the age of 85 years.
Herb was a true Calgarian, as he was born, raised, and lived his entire life in Calgary; growing up in the Hillhurst area and graduating from Crescent Heights High School. He was proud to be a veteran of the Royal Canadian Navy, serving in the North Atlantic during World War II. After the war, Herb met the love of his life, Yzetta, and the two settled in Calgary to start a family.
Herb will be lovingly remembered by his wife of fifty-eight years, Yzetta; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Herb and Susan, and Guy and Kathy; grandchildren, Claire, Jennifer, Zachary and Kellen; brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Mary; and sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Ian. He is also remembered by many friends and acquaintances at the Ogden United Church, Ogden House Senior Citizen Club, the City of Calgary Plumbing and Gas Division, Titan Foundry and the Inglewood Golf Club. Herb was predeceased by his brother, William; and sister Jean.
A Memorial Service will be held at Ogden United Church (7401 – 23rd Street S.E.) on Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. with Susan Wilkinson-Matticks L.M. Presider. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to either the Ogden United Church, 7401 – 23rd Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 0X8 Telephone: (403) 279-4824, or the Ogden House Senior Citizen Club, 2102, 69th Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 3Y4 Telephone: (403) 279-2003. The family would like to thank the staff at the McKenzie Towne Care Centre for the exceptional care they provided to Herb. The family also extends their sincere gratitude to the staff at the Rockyview General Hospital and the Bethany Care Centre for the care provided over the last two years.
In living memory of Herb Martin, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences