Monday, September 28, 2015 ~ 11:00 am
Waverly United Methodist Church ~ Waverly, Nebraska
Private Interment at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery ~ Greenwood, Nebraska
In care of the family
David L. Martin, 70 of Greenwood, NE, died Thursday, September 24, 2015 near Atlantic, IA. He was born June 28, 1945 in Rockwell City, IA to Owen and Hazel (Peltz) Martin. Dave graduated from Manson High School in 1964. In 2003, he was married to Gay (Maher) Snyder in Lincoln. Dave was a retired police chief for the Carter Lake Police Department in Carter Lake, IA with over 28 years of service. After retirement Dave continued to stay busy working with Crop Protection Services, Homeland Security, and helping his neighbors and friends.
Dave was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, the NRA, and he was a board member of Cedar Hill United Methodist Church. He was proud that he was a Certified Firearms Instructor for the police department. Dave loved his motorcycles and guns; but, most of all he loved his family, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by wife, Gay Martin of Greenwood; sons, Jeff (Melissa) Martin of Evans, CO, Tim (Tiffani) Martin of Johnstown, CO, Christian Snyder of Greenwood, Aaron Snyder and friend Cassandra of Lincoln, Sam (Missy) Snyder of Louisville; mother-in-law, Dorothy Maher of Greenwood; sister-in-law, Norma Martin; dear friends, Kenny and Judy Egli; many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and close friends.
He was preceded in death by parents, Owen and Hazel Martin; step-son, Jeff Snyder; step-grandson, Zachary Snyder; brothers, Dale Martin and Delbert Martin.