Lloyd J. Martin, 92, of Leavenworth, Kansas passed away, January 9, 2014 at
DDE VAMC, Leavenworth, Kansas.

Lloyd J. Martin, 92, of Leavenworth, Kansas passed away, January 9, 2014 at
DDE VAMC, Leavenworth, Kansas.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., January 16, 2014 at the Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception with Father David McEvoy, O.Carm, officiating.
Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service at the Church.
Burial with full military honors will be at Sunset Memory Gardens.
Lloyd was born September 19, 1921 in Fincastle, Ohio the first-born of Lloyd and Frieda G. (Busch) Martin. He was the oldest of ten children.
Lloyd graduated from high school in Fincastle, Ohio in 1939. He entered the United States Army at Fort Thomas, Kentucky October 6, 1943. Lloyd served in World War II and the Vietnam War. During his career in the Army he was stationed in England, France, Germany, Austria, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Berlin & Mannheim, Germany, Vietnam, North Carolina, and Leavenworth, Kansas, retiring as a SGT Major after over 30 years of service to his country.
He earned a Business Administration degree in 1985 from the University of St Mary.
He enjoyed gardening. He was known for the abundance of his large garden given away to anyone who asked as well as providing for his family.
He married Maria E. Müssner on October 13, 1948 in Salzburg, Austria. She preceded him in death on February 17, 2013 after 64 years of marriage.
Lloyd was a member of the Church of the Immaculate Conception and the AARP.
Lloyd is survived by three children; twins, Robert G. Martin of Leavenworth, Kansas, and Patricia J. (Martin) Shamley and her husband Bob of East Wenatchee, Washington, and Patrick D. Martin and his wife Katie of Leonardtown, Maryland, five grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
He is survived by siblings; three sisters; Phyllis Beuchler, Shirley Ann Berry, and Mary Evelyn King, and two brothers Ralph and Robert Martin, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his wife, one son; Michael J. Martin, brothers; John, Kenneth, and Franklin Martin, and one sister; Ruth Thompson.
Memorials in his name may be directed to the Church of the Immaculate Conception or Leavenworth Regional Catholic Schools.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Belden-Larkin Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Condolences may be sent to www.beldenlarkin.com.