Carl Allen Martens- Strawberry Point

Carl Allen Martens, 74, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, formally of Edgewood, passed away on Friday, April 19,
2024, at the Edgewood Convalescent Home in Edgewood as a result of cancer. He was born on March 28, 1950, at
the Willard General Hospital in Manchester, son of Henry and Katie (Bowers) Martens. Carl attended Edgewood-
Colesburg Community School, graduating in the Class of 1970.

He worked through the years at various Edgewood businesses, Karl’s Grocery, Eastern Iowa Shopper, and Town
and Country. Carl also belonged to different organizations around the area. He enjoyed playing cards, putting
together model cars, going to garage sales, and working on scrapbooks. Carl enjoyed working outside and going on
car rides with friends, visiting interesting sights around Iowa and nearby states. Time with family meant a lot to

Survivors include his many nieces and nephews, Pat Morley, Barb (Jim) Hutchinson, Sandy (Gerald) Dennie, Mike
Wilsey, Deb Newcomb, Larry (Lisa) Lamb, David (Ann) Knipper, Marilyn Sundermeyer, and Dennis (Annette)
Knipper; great nieces and nephews; great-great nieces and nephews; and his many friends.

Online condolences may be sent to

Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at Trinity Methodist Church, in Edgewood, Iowa, with
Reverend Mary Green officiating.

Visitation: 9:00-11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at Trinity Methodist Church in Edgewood, Iowa

Interment: Hopkinton Cemetery-Hopkinton, Iowa

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