Curtis Marvin Martinson, 67, of Baker City, died April 11, 2006, at St. Elizabeth Health Services.
There will be a graveside memorial service later this summer at the Idaho Veterans Cemetery in Boise.
Curtis was born on April 9, 1939, at Thief River Falls, Minn., to Ray and Lila Martinson. He spent his early life at Thief River Falls where he was raised and educated. Mr. Martinson joined the U.S. Air Force where he served for eight years as an airline mechanic.
Later, he worked for Greyhound Bus lines as a mechanic and supervisor. He ended his working career in building construction.
He moved to Baker City in 2003 with his sister, Edna Johnson.
Survivors include a daughter, Bobbie Lee of Eudora, Kan.; grandson, Nicholas of Eudora, Kan.; a brother, Larry, of Thief River Falls, Minn.; and sisters, Irene Puppe of Hansel, N.D., Joice Wilson of Minneapolis, Edna Johnson of Baker City, Shirley Shannon of Langdon, N.D., and Sharon.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Clarence and Leroy; and his son, Kevin.
Gray’s West & Co. was in charge of arrangements.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 21, 2006
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor