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Gilbert Martin

January 30, 1929 ~ October 24, 2018
November 2, 2018
Gilbert Martin
Gilbert Martin, 89, died on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at his home in Troy of natural causes. Burial has taken place at Troy Cemetery.

He was born on January 30, 1929, in Oakland, California, to Manuel and Josephine Martin. Gilbert married Anna Corter on April 5, 1997, in Reno, Nevada. He served in the U.S. Army from 1946 until 1948, when he was honorably discharged. He was a body builder and owned two health club gyms in Oakland for 30 years before moving to Troy.

He built a pond on his property and raised trout.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Lorraine and husband Harry Kontrovich and Joy Martin, son Steve Martin and step son Keith “Ronnie” Osborn.

Survivors include his wife Anna Martin, Troy, daughter Barbara Gasman, Kalispell, step children Leonard Osborn (Janice), Troy, Velda Grady, DeAnna Lobo (Charlie), California, Karen Osborn, Oregon, 13 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren and brother Richard Martin (Marti) and their two children.

Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.schnackenbergfh.com.

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