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Eugene Nicholas Martini

February 22, 1947 - April 22, 2018
From: Spencer, IA | Originally: Emmetsburg, IA
Eugene Nicholas Martini

Eugene Nicholas Martini

Born: February 22, 1947
Died: April 22, 2018
Age: 71

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     Eugene Nicholas Martini, the son of Eugene and Cecelia (Finnegan) Martini, was born February 22, 1947 in Ft. Dodge, Iowa.  His childhood years were spent in Whittemore, Ames, and Emmetsburg, Iowa, where he received his education, graduating from Emmetsburg Catholic High School in 1965.  He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg.  After his schooling, he entered the military and served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict until his honorable discharge.

     He married Lynn Lloyd in 1975 in Chicago, Illinois. To this union, two sons were born: John and Nicholas.  Eugene and Lynn later divorced and Eugene lived periodically in Iowa, Arizona and Illinois until retiring in Spencer, Iowa.

     Eugene passed away at his home in Spencer on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at the age of 71.  He was preceded in death by his parents; and his siblings, Jean Marie and John.

     He is survived by his two sons: John (Missy) Martini of Ayrshire, IA and Nicholas Martini of Phoenix, AZ; five grandchildren: Macaela, Maddy, Johnny, Tony and Gracie; two sisters: Mary (Colin) Reuter of Colorado and Teresa (Gerry) Gartner of New Hampshire; other relatives and friends.

Memorial services will be held 10:00 A.M., Saturday, May 5th, 2018 at the Warner Chapel in Spencer. 

Military services will be conducted by American Legion Glen Pedersen Post #1 and V.F.W. Clay County Post #3159 of Spencer following the memorial services.
Father Clem Currans
There will be no visitation.
"Be Not Afraid"
St. John's Cemetery
Emmetsburg, Iowa
11:30 A.M., Saturday, May 5, 2018
immediately following the services at the chapel


Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 2:43 PM
“I want to ditto everything Jim Brennan said and I want to add Nick sure could hit a baseball.”
- Dick Hughes
Monday, April 30, 2018 at 8:59 PM
“I remember Nick as a great friend, teammate, and all around good neighborhood guy from ECHS in Emmetsburg. My sincere condolences to his family. God speed, Nick.”
- Jim Brennan
Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 7:56 AM
“Nick and Johnny I am sorry for the loss of your dad, I am praying for your family daily. Thank you guys for always being my friend. Your dad was a kind man who genuinely cared for others.”
- Ryan Reedy
Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 11:31 AM
“Be assured of my prayers for Nick. I had not seen him since graduation from Emmetsburg Catholic High. Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.”
- John P. Perdue
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 12:11 PM
“So sad to hear of the loss of Geno. I sure enjoyed my long chats with him.”
- Dan and Brenda Kaneer
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