Martin Joseph Tumey, 67, of Hopkinton died at home on Sunday, May 19th. He was born in Monticello on February 29th, 1952 to Leslie and Rosemary Tumey. Following his graduation from Maquoketa Valley High School in 1970, he farmed with his brother, Terry, for 45 years. Marty also drove a bus for Maquoketa Valley school district for over 30 years.
Marty will be remembered for his generosity, humor, and good nature. He was an exceedingly kind son, brother, uncle, and great-uncle who will be greatly missed by his family and his community.
Marty is survived by his siblings Karen and Don Cook, Terry and Rose Tumey, Margo and Monte Ahrendsen, and Trudy Wright. He is also survived by 14 nieces and nephews, their spouses, and 15 great-nieces and nephews.
Marty is preceded in death by his parents Leslie and Rosemary Tumey as well as his nephews Michael Tumey and Stephen Cook.
You may make a donation in his memory to Catholic Charities or Maquoketa Valley Dollars for Scholars.
Visitation will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Ryan from 4-8 on May 27th, 2019 and for one hour the following morning from 9:30-10:30 before the funeral mass. The funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30a on May 28th, 2019 at the same location. Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery, in Ryan, Iowa.