Dennis Lynn Martinson, 53

Published 8:38 am Monday, June 4, 2018

Dennis Lynn Martinson, 53

Dennis Lynn Martinson, 53, of Austin, Minnesota, died Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at his home.

Dennis was born in Minneapolis on March 24, 1965. He became a member of the Martinson family on May 10, 1965. He graduated from Glenville High School and went on to complete two years of tech school. Dennis worked with his father in the plumbing business. He then worked for Daikin Manufacturing doing pipefitting for 15 years. He worked on the pipeline in Valdez, Alaska. He also worked at Hormel for several years. Dennis enjoyed hunting, fishing, going to yard sales and concerts. He was a strong union employee and a member of Ducks Unlimited.

Dennis is survived by his son, Donavon Martinson; daughter, Nicolle Smith; grandson, Jerehmiah Jackson; father, E. Gordon Martinson; sister, Debbie (Kent) Sauke; brother, Brad (Pat) Martinson; special friend, Holly VanRiper-Melom; nieces and nephews; cousins; and close friends, Scott Nelson and John Harsha. He was preceded in death by his mother, Hazel Martinson.

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Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at First Lutheran Church in Glenville, Minnesota, with Pastor David Engen officiating. Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the church. Interment will be at First Lutheran Cemetery. Online condolences are welcome at