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Michael B. Martin

Age 65, of Backus, passed away July 8, 2014. Preceded in death by parents Donald and V. Arlene Martin and sister Donna (Richard) Markin. Loved and missed by many. Survived by wife, Kathleen; sister Denise (Darrell) Magoon; daughters Kara Martin and Karyn (Timothy) Naber; grandchildren Gerit Martin, Michael Keeler, Jordan Naber, Greggory Seline and Sydney Naber; and many other relatives & friends. Two memorial services are planned: August 2, 2014 visitation 1-3, service 3PM at St Matthew Lutheran Church, 4101 Washington Ave NE, Col Hgts; August 11, 2014 visitation 1-2, service 2PM at Lakeside Baptist Church, 125 Church Street Backus, MN. In honor of his dedication and love, there will be a balloon launch at the Backus Cornfest immediately following the parade at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 9.