Joseph Martel

HARVEY Joseph Martel, 88, of Harvey, died Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in a Harvey nursing home.

He was born Aug. 22, 1924, to Joseph and Katie Martel, near Selz. He married Agnes Leintz in 1943. He entered the Army in January 1945 and served for a time in Alaska. He was discharged Oct. 24, 1946. Agnes died in November 1956. He married Jean Wohl July 22, 1958, in Dickinson.

Survivors; wife; sons, Kenny, Crystal Lake, Ill., Grant, Plover, Wis., Kelly, Sacramento, Calif., Scott, Leavenworth, Kan., Tracy, Glyndon, Minn.; daughters, Sharon Stafford, Carmel, Ind., Patty Kuntz, Bismarck, Kathryn Kanwischer, Fargo, Penny Schulz, Wendy Opp and Buffy Edinger, all of Harvey; 21 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and brother, Edward, West Bend, Wis.

Funeral: Saturday, 10:30 a.m., First Lutheran Church, Harvey.

Burial: St. Anthony’s Catholic Cemetery, Selz.

Visitation: Today, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., prayer service at 7 p.m., both in Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey.