David John Martens

David John Martens

On Friday May 27, 2016 Mr. David John Martens of Oliver passed away suddenly but peacefully at his home. A Memorial service will be held on Saturday June 4th at 2:00 p.m. from the Oliver Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

He was predeceased by his parents John and Mary as well as his brother-in-law Jim MacPherson.

David is survived by his wife Myrna; daughters; Terry Pittman, Shannon Martens (Peter), Debbie Martens, Janet Loeppky (Norm) and Arna Badke (Al). Eleven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; his sister Sandra MacPherson as well as his niece Marianne Popowich (Adam) and family.

David’s career spanned many years with the BC Dept. of Highways and Bell Maintenance as district manager.

Wonderful memories of trips throughout BC, California including Disneyland, Nevada, Mexico and twenty-one great winters in Yuma, Arizona.

David was an active member of the congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. He loved music and over the years he played keyboard and accordion in various bands. David also enjoyed camping, boating, canoeing, fishing, skiing and time with his dog Penny.

Donations gratefully accepted to BC Children’s Hospital. Condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com

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