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Troy Russel Martin

October 9, 1967 ~ November 30, 2023 (age 56) 56 Years Old

Troy Martin Obituary

Troy Russel Martin was born on October 9, 1967, in Seward, Nebraska, to Ellis and Rosemary (Stauffer) Martin, and passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2023, at the age of 56.

Growing up, Troy attended Milford Public Schools, graduating with the class of 1986. As a young adult he attended Hesston College and Southeast Community College. Shortly after graduating, Troy traveled to Brazil to participate in mission work. Troy was united in marriage to Paula (Schmidt) Martin on August 4th, 1990, in Hesston, Kansas. To this union two children, Mitchell and Christian were born.

Troy was the Maintenance Supervisor for Milford Public Schools until becoming the owner of Martin Excavating in 2006. Troy was baptized at Bellwood Mennonite Church where he was an active member all his life.

His hobbies included working on his cars, spending quality time in his shop, sharing his favorite music with the people he loved, and watching his dachshunds, Cecil and Roscoe, grow and play. Out of all his life’s joys, Troy cherished his love for his wife, sons, and his family the most.

He is survived by his parents Ellis and Rosemary Martin; wife, Paula Martin, Sons Mitchell (Avery) Martin, Lincoln, NE, and Christian Martin, Lincoln, NE; Brother Kendel (Lori) Martin, Goshen, IN; Nephews Peter (Jessica) and their daughter Isabel Martin, and Andrew (Tanvee) Martin; father-in-law Junia Schmidt; sisters-in-law Laurel (Karl) Lauderbaugh, Carol (Monty) John, Patricia (Randy) Stauffer, and Cynthia Payton. Along with many other Nieces, Nephews, and friends.

Troy was preceded in death by his grandparents Elmer and Edna Martin (Fraternal grandparents), Clarence and Viola Stauffer, (Maternal grandparents), mother-in-law Doris Scmidt, brother-in-law David Payton, and beloved Dachshunds Cecil, Roscoe, and Shapiro.

A Celebration of Life Service will be on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at 2:00 pm. The service will take place at Bellwood Mennonite Church in Milford, Nebraska.

There will be no public visitation and no burial.

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Celebration of Life
December 5, 2023

2:00 PM
Bellwood Mennonite Church (Milford, NE)


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