Robert O. Marten, 79, Park Falls


Robert O. Marten
age 79, of Park Falls, died on Tuesday March 25, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Moose Lake, MN.  He was born on April 26, 1934 in Park Falls, the son of Ralph and Eva (Blaire) Marten.  His early life and schooling were in Park Falls.  After his graduation he entered the United States Air Force serving during the Korean War.  On August 16, 1962 he married Jeanette Marie Symonik in Fifield.  Starting in 1957, Robert attended several Universities throughout Wisconsin.  He earned a BA, attended Graduate School and a year of Law School.  He taught high school in several southern Wisconsin cities and then worked for an investigative firm in Rockford, IL.  He returned to Park Falls in 1971 and worked as a private investigator for several law firms in northern, Wisconsin.  Robert also worked for the City of Park Falls as an assessor, building inspector, and in zoning.  Robert enjoyed music, classical and all forms of jazz.  He very much enjoyed reading, traveling, and walking when he was able.  He was a member of the Park Falls American Legion Post
He is survived by:
his wife Jeanette of Park Falls
his son Arnold (Pamela) Marten of Duluth, MN
(4)grandchildren: Jeremi, Brandon, Zach, and Nick
and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday April 26, 2014 1pm at Nola Cemetery in Park Falls. A social gathering will be held after the services at AJ's Supper Club and all are invited to share memories.

The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.

The  Novitzke Funeral Home in Park Falls is assisting the family.

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