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Donn Blair Martin

December 13, 1945 - April 24, 2022

U.S. Veteran







A Celebration of Life

Will Be Held

At A Later Date



Donn Blair Martin age 76 of Algonac, MI. and formerly of Phoenix, AZ, Payson, AZ, and  Juneau, AK, passed away April 24, 2022 in Mt. Clemens, MI.  He was born December 13, 1945 in Phoenix, to the late Paul B. and Barbara E.  (nee Witt) Martin.  He married Barbara Viola Anderson in 1994 in Payson.

Mr. Martin was a U S Navy-SeaBees, Vietnam Veteran.  He retired from the Phoenix Police Department in 1986 as a sergeant, after 16 years of service.  He received his Maritime Captains Licensed in 2002.  After his retirement from the police department Donn had various jobs in Arizona and Alaska and took his final retirement in Michigan.  He enjoyed boating and fishing in both Alaska and Michigan.  He loved spending time with his family, who were very important to him.  He made friends wherever he went throughout Arizona, Alaska, and Michigan.

Mr. Martin is survived by his wife Barbara, children Wendie (Ronald) Woolwine, and Chad (Nora) Martin, grandchildren Kayla (Kirby) Rush, Daniel (Josey) Woolwine, Dakota Martin, Allie Martin, and Faith Martin, a great granddaughter LynnLee Rush, a great grandson on the way, and a brother Conrad Martin.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, MI.