Perry (Mike) Martinson, 64, Albert Lea

Published 10:45 am Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Funeral services for Perry (Mike) Martinson of Albert Lea will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Bonnerup Funeral service in Albert Lea. The Rev. George Marin will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Bonnerup Funeral Service and one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by the Albert Lea area veterans groups.


Perry died in Sunday, May 27, 2012, at the Red Wing Health Center in Red Wing. He was 64 years of age.

Perry was born Dec. 23, 1947, in Albert Lea, the son of Morin and Edna (Nassen) Martinson. He was a graduate of Albert Lea High School. After high school he joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served in Vietnam. He was united in marriage to Barbara Smith and later divorced.

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Perry was a Freeborn County resident and spent the last eight years in Red Wing. He was once a member of Salem Lutheran Church and had been employed by Queen Products and Streater. Perry was a member of the VFW, the Eagle’s Club and the Albert Lea Sportsmen’s Club. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and sport shooting.

Perry is survived by his son Jeremy Martinson of Texas; sister Harriet (Robert) Brown of Roswell, N.M.; brother Cliffard (Barbara) Wood of Albert Lea; and sister Judy (Ernest) Klukow of Albert Lea; nieces and nephews include: Steven Brown, Mark Brown, Carol Hjort, Susan Hoover, Pricilla Cerney, Brad Klukow, Cindy Irish, Jackie Zimmerman, Tami Enderson and Scott (Bumper) Wood.

Perry was preceded in death by his parents.

Special thank you to the staff and friends at the Red Wing Health Care Center. Memorials can be made to the Red Wing Health Care Center Remodeling fund.