10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday July 7, 2017 at Zion
Lutheran Church in Chestnut
11 a.m. Friday at the church
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, Mount Pulaski
Dwain Cecil Marten, 93, passed away at 2:53 p.m. on
July 4, 2017 at Vonderlieth Living Center in Mount
Dwain was born on December 17, 1923 in Mount
Pulaski, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Marten. He
married Mildred Seefeldt on December 27, 1949, she
preceded him in death on July 29, 1979. He married
Leatha Faye Paul in 1980, she preceded him in death
on December 6, 2012.
Dwain is survived by his son: Randy and his wife
Bobbi Marten of Dallas, TX; stepchildren: Larry
Tallent of McLean, and Ann Winchell of Bushnell; one
grandchild; seven step-grandchildren.
Dwain was a WWII Marine veteran serving in the South
Pacific. He was a lifelong farmer and electrician.
He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Chestnut,
American Legion, Chestnut Fire Department, Logan
County Sheriffs Auxiliary, and he was an avid model
Services for Dwain will be 11:00 a.m. Friday July 7,
2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Chestnut, with Rev.
David Dunlop officiating. Visitation will be one
hour prior to service (10:00-11:00 a.m.) Burial at
Laenna Cemetery will follow the service, where full
military rites will be accorded.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Dwain’s
name to the Chestnut EMS.
Services are entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski.
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