Michael Martin (final arrangements)

Michael “Mike” Robert Martin, 74, of Mt. Pleasant, formerly of New London, died Monday, May 23, 2022, at University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City.  He was born in Des Moines, January 31, 1948 to Robert Milton and Vera Myrtle Otto Martin.

He was a 1966 graduate of Burlington High School.  On December 21, 1970 he married Donna Rae Wilson in Ft. Madison.

Mike worked in manufacturing and as a security guard for West Liberty Foods.  He was a diehard Chicago Bears and Iowa Hawkeyes fan; enjoyed target shooting; attending his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events; and loved watching Sci-Fi programs on TV, especially “Supernatural”.

Survivors include his wife of Mt. Pleasant; daughter Wendy (Mike) Neal of North Liberty; son Randy (Gwen) Martin of Mt. Pleasant; four grandchildren, Jessica, Gunnar, Jennifer, and Martin (Kendra); and one sister Judy Topp of South Carolina.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Elliott Chapel, New London with Pastor Nathan Cooper officiating.  Visitation will begin at 9:00 am with the family receiving friends beginning at 10:00 until the time of the service.  According to his wishes his body has been cremated and inurnment will be held at a later date.  A memorial has been established for New London Fire and Rescue.  Online condolences may be left at www.elliottfuneralchapel.com.