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Martin Fettig

Apr 2, 2010

Martin Fettig, 90, of Port Townsend, Wash., died Feb. 24, 2010, at his home.

Martin was born June 1, 1919, in Orrin Township, a son of John and Mary (Froelich) Fettig. He served in the U.S. Army from November 1941 to July 1945. He served in Normandy, Northern France and Germany, and was given the Good Conduct Medal and the European, African, and Middle Eastern service medals. After WWII, he worked in Rugby for the Great Northern Railroad and for the county as a heavy equipment operator, building roads in and around Rugby. He moved to Washington in 1958. He worked on the Alaskan Pipeline for a year.

He was a member of the International Operating Engineers Union Local 302 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred; parents; a brother, Joseph; and sisters, Kathryn Thorson and Lydia Santana.

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