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Burdell Martin

August 26, 1937 March 9, 2019
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Obituary for Burdell Martin

Burdell Martin, age 81 of Boone, died March 9, 2019 at the Mary Greely Medical Center in Ames.

Following his wishes, Burdell has been cremated. His cremains will be buried in the Linwood Park Cemetery at a later date.

A Celebration of Burdell’s Life, will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 815 Keeler Street in Boone. Please join the family for a time of remembering, socializing, and refreshments.

Burdell Elias Martin, was born in Austin, Minnesota on August 26, 1937, the son of Fred and Winifred Martin. He graduated from Vinton High School in Vinton, Iowa in 1955. Burdell served with the United States Navy during the Korean War. On June 18, 1993, Burdell married Kathy (Kester) Bennett at Jacob Cave, Missouri.

Burdell worked for Fareway Stores Inc. for 43 years and retired as a District Store Supervisor. He later worked part time at Hill Top Greenhouses of rural Ogden. Burdell also live in Missouri, and he operated the Hacienda near Laurie, Missouri for 6 years.
He enjoyed woodworking, camping, visiting casinos, his horses, and trail riding. Burdell especially enjoyed spending time with his 5 E’s (His 5 great grandchildren).

He preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Mary Martin; brother-in-law Ray Cress.

Burdell is survived by his wife Kathy of Boone; two sons, Blaine (Terri) Martin of LeMars and Bruce (Christina) Bennett of Boone; a daughter Shelly (Mark) Lindahl of Boone; two sisters, Elle (Bob) Roberts and Karen Cress, all of Cedar Rapids; seven grandchildren, Brandon Alden and companion, Nicole Cook of Boone, Stephen Lindahl and companion Britney Hefler of Boone, Lindsay (Dan) Lynch of Boone, Madison Martin and companion Zach Campbell of LeMars, Colten Bennett, Morgan Bennett, and Jaxson Bennett all of Boone; his great grandchildren (The 5 E’s), Elias, Edison, and Elliot Alden, Elena Lynch, and Everett Lindahl.

In memory of Burdell, memorials may be directed to the family.

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Celebration of Life




4:00 PM 3/16/2019 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 3/16/2019 6:00:00 PM
Boone VFW Hall

815 Keeler Street
Boone, IA 50036

The family will be present at this time.

Boone VFW Hall
815 Keeler Street Boone 50036 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Linwood Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

609 Forrest Ave
Boone, IA 50036

609 Forrest Ave Boone 50036 IA
United States

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