Steven Lee Martens

April 23, 1957 ~ November 24, 2023 (age 66) 66 Years Old

Steven Martens Obituary

Steven “Steve” Lee Martens, age 66, of Neshkoro, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2023, at ThedaCare Medical Center in Wild Rose, WI. He was born on April 23, 1957, in Princeton, WI, a son of Delbert John and Elizabeth Laura (Fuchs) Martens.


Steve was employed at Fox River Industries in Berlin for 44 years and retired from the company in 2022. Steve enjoyed life! On the list of things he loved to do, eating was number one. He also loved going to the casino, buying movies every time he went to Walmart, watching TV, especially Wheel of Fortune, Everybody Loves Raymond and the Golden Girls. He enjoyed participating in the Special Olympics, competing in swimming, bowling and bocce ball. Steve was so proud of any medals or ribbons he won and would wear them for a week so he could show them off to everyone.


Those Steve leaves behind to cherish his memory are his nephew, David Martens of Green Bay, WI; cousin, Martha Fuchs of Huntington Beach, CA; his good friends, Jim and Cheryl Stannard of Neshkoro, WI, who he lived with for 25 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Delbert and Elizabeth Martens; 2 brothers, Tom and Jerry Martens; sister-in-law, Sue Martens.


A funeral service for Steven Martens will be held on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at 12:00 p.m., with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m., at Waushara Community Church, N2126 22nd Ave, in Wautoma. Pastor Robert Timmermann will officiate. Burial will follow the service in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Wautoma. In lieu of flowers, if you wish, donations may be made to the Green Lake County Special Olympics Fund in C/O Fox River Industries, P.O. Box 69, Berlin, WI 54923. Please visit our website to send a condolence or to share a memory of Steven with his family.


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December 5, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Waushara Community Church
N2126 22nd Avenue
Wautoma, WI 54982

Funeral Service
December 5, 2023

12:00 PM
Waushara Community Church
N2126 22nd Avenue
Wautoma, WI 54982


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