Ivan MARTIN

Martin, Ivan Jacob 1938 – 2013. Ivan was born in Govan, SK. He moved to Agassiz with his family at the age of 7. Ivan lived in various places, spending the last ten years in Mission, BC. Ivan passed away on October 26, 2013 at the Regional Hospital, Abbotsford, BC at the age of 75, with his family by his side. He is survived by his children Pauline (Darrell) Sawatzky of Agassiz, Kathy Marten, Ted (Sherry) Martin of Kamloops, BC, Ed (Chris) Martin of Tumbler Ridge, BC and his 6 grandchildren, a great granddaughter and 4 step grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Frieda Hanson, brothers Siegfried Martin and Arnie (Annette) Martin – all of Agassiz, BC, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Jacob and Pauline Martin, brother Theodore, sister Tillie Sawatzky, brothers-in-law Aron Sawatzky and Norman Hanson, and sister-in-law Arlene Martin. A tragic accident took the life of his 24 year old grandson, Richard Martin this past June 30. A grave side service was held on Saturday November 9, at Valley View Cemetery, Agassiz.