GRAETTINGER Martin Sievers was born June 14, 1943, in Storm Lake, the son of Martin C. and Dorothy (Kruse) Sievers. He was a 1960 graduate of Storm Lake High School and he received a B.S. from Buena Vista College in 1964.
On July 10, 1965, Martin was united in marriage to Linda Maier in Norwalk, WI.
Martin taught school in Lohrville, Manning and Lake City. He continued his education at Texas Southern University where he earned a master of science degree. Martin worked for Iowa Lakes Community College from 1976, until his retirement in 1999, as a health coordinator in the continuing education department.
On Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, Martin passed away at the Muse-Norris Hospice House in Mason City. He was 68.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Linda of Graettinger; three daughters, Melanie Sievers-Reints (Jeff), Michele Scott (Tim) and Kristina Vollbeer (Scott); two sisters, Virginia and Diane; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the United Methodist Church in Graettinger. Burial is in Valley View Cemetery.
The family will greet friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Joyce-Alesch Funeral Home in Graettinger.
Online Condolences: www.joycefuneralhomes.com