Ronald "Ronnie" Martin
29 December, 1937 – 13 September, 2019
Ronald (Ronnie) Martin,born December 29th,1937 near Stonington, Colorado, peacefully passed away September 13th, 2019 in Fountain, Colorado. The fourthchild born to Russel T. and Alta (Heriford) Martin, Ronnie graduated from Springfield High School in 1956, where he met his wife, Nancee McCracken. They wed two years later on June 19th, 1958. He was loving caregiver for Nancee until she passed away in October 2011.
Ronnie was a proud employee of the city of Fountain, working his way up to superintendent of the Electric Department before retiring after almost forty years of service. Ronnie had a smile that could melt anyone’s heart, which he did when he met Audrey Dwyer, at the Fountain Senior Center. They married on July 14th, 2012. Ronnie, a prankster at heart, had a generous spirit and gave the best bear hugs, full of love and warmth. He will be deeply missed by his friends and family.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Nancee, his parents, brother, Randall, and sister, Glynda Edwards. He is survived by wife, Audrey, sister, Arlene Cheek, brothers, Steve (Orene) Martin, Ken Martin and Tony Romo, son, Duane (Susan) Martin, daughter, Ronda Martin, four grandsons, Kyle and Jeff Givens, Jeremiah (Katie) Martin and Nate (Sarah) Mast, three great-grandsons, Nathan and Nicholas (Kiersten) Mast and Maverick Martin, two stepsons, Jerry (Tracy) Dwyer and Kelly (Joy) Dwyer, two stepdaughters, Patty (Mort) Fadum and Jeannie (Jay) Gerdes, and five step-grandchildren, one great-granddaughter and two sisters-in-law, Donna Peterson and Georgia Roedell.
Services will be held Friday, September 20th at 1:00 pm at Village Christian Church in Colorado Springs with Pastor Shelly Garrison officiating. A reception will follow the service in the Fellowship Hall. A graveside service will be held in Springfield, Colorado on Saturday the 21st at 1:00 pm. In lieu, of flowers, please send memorial gifts to Village Christian Church 3113 Primrose Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80907.
- Audrey Martin, Wife
- Arlene Cheek, Sister
- Steve (Orene) Martin, Brother
- Ken Martin, Brother
- Tony Romo, Brother
- Duane (Susan) Martin, Son
- Ronda Martin, Daughter
- Kyle Givens, Grandson
- Jeff Givens, Grandson
- Jeremiah (Katie) Martin, Grandson
- Nate (Sarah) Mast, Grandson
- Nathan Mast, Great Grandson
- Nicholas (Kiersten) Mast, Great Grandson
- Maverick Martin, Great Grandson
- Jerry (Tracy) Dwyer, Step-Son
- Kelly (Joy) Dwyer, Step-Son
- Patty (Mort) Fadum, Step-Daughter
- Jeannie (Jay) Gerdes, Step-Daughter
Ronnie is preceded in death by his wife, Nancee, his parents, brother, Randall, and sister, Glynda Edwards as well survived by and five step-grandchildren, one
great-granddaughter and two sisters-in-law, Donna Peterson and Georgia Roedell.
- Village Christian Church 3113 Primrose Dr. Colorado Springs, CO 80907
- Memorial Service Friday, 20 September , 2019
- Graveside Service Saturday, 21 September , 2019