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“Dad:Just thinking about you today, and missing you.Love Kathy ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy Furr - Phoenix, AZ

“Being the youngest grand kid, I may have not been able to spend as much time as everyone else did with him, but that doesn't mean I didn't cherish...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Lindsey Furr - Phoenix, AZ

“Until today I haven't had the strength to write this,as I miss Dad so much. I have such great memories of our camping/ fishing trips to Lake Cachuma...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy Furr - Phoenix, AZ

“Dear Debra, Doris and family, Our deepest sympathy on your loss. He was always a good guy and fun to visit with, even if it was while trying to fix...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Dan & MaryEllen Stocking - Indio, CA

“I will always remember my sweet Arny with the fondest of memories. When The Martens walked into "El Mexicali cafe II" It made me feel so special to...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: ARMANDO R. REYES - INDIO, CA

“Dear Doris, Linda, Debbie, Kathy, Robbie & family, My heart and prayers go out to all of you. Arnie enjoyed being with family and friends, he had...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Maddie Seabold - Granite Bay, CA

“ARNIE MADE ARE FAMILY REUNIONS FUN ARNIE WAS SO INTERESTING TO TALK TOO ARNIE WAS A GREAT HORSESHOE PARTNER ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: DOUG MARTENS - DAVENPORT, IA

“Many times I popped by the house on Corte Jalisco to find Arnie sitting in his favorite chair; sometimes he'd have a puzzle he was working on, and...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Carol DeRossett - Indio, CA

“I have been a friend of the Martens for over forty yrs. Deb is my Very Best Friend and she is a gift given to me from God AND Arnie and Doris. Arnie...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Melinda Wood - Azusa, CA

“Arnie had a kind heart and willing to help everyone. I learned most of my DIY skills from Arnie. Whether it was roofing, landscaping, electrical...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Doug Bergen - Littleton, CO

“Aunt Doris, Linda, Debbie, Kathy and Robbie, Uncle Arnie will be missed very much, he was such a kind soul with a smile from ear to ear. So glad we...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Kelly Corado - Granite Bay, CA

“Aunt Doris Day/Linda/Debbie/Cathy & Robbie: We are so sad to hear about Uncle Arnie. I'm so glad we were there to see him at Thanksgiving. Wish...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Cindy Hepner Concannon - IL


Arnold G Martens
September 4, 1928 – January 21, 2013

Born in Davenport, Iowa to Herman and Frieda Martens. He married Doris Lee Seabold
in 1949, eventually moving the family to Southern California 1955. He is survived by
his wife, Doris, sisters Betty Hepner and Darlene Norton, Children Linda Bergen, Debra
Nicol, Kathy Furr, Robert Martens, and 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He
was preceded in death by brothers Carl Martens, Roland Martens, Erwin Martens and
sister Leanna Bundy.

Arnie and family lived until 1994 in Azusa where he worked in Temple City doing what he
loved, working on cars. They moved to Tehachapi in 1994 to their dream retirement
home and lived there until 2005, when they relocated to Sun City Shadow Hills in Indio, CA.

A memorial is planned for February 2, 2013 at 12 P.M. at the Santa Rosa Clubhouse in
Sun City Shadow Hills.