Rudolf (Marty) Martens


Rudolf (Marty) Martens died Oct. 7, 2008. He was born Apr. 22, 1937 to George and Helene Martens. Marty enjoyed a 32-year career in the air force that took him and his family around the world. He gladly included family and friends in his favourite pastimes, golf and fishing. He was also a highly skilled woodworker who generously gave his projects to family and friends. Marty and Vale moved back to Chilliwack, B.C. and started attending Greendale MB Church. After taking part in an Alpha group, Rudy was baptized Jan. 27, 2008 and joined the church. Predeceased by 1 infant brother and his infant daughter Teresa, Rudy is mourned by his wife of more than 51 years, Vale Irene; children James (Sherry), Bradley (Laurie), Brian (Judy), and Susan; 7 grandchildren. A celebration of Marty’s life was held Oct. 11 at Greendale MB Church, Chilliwack.


  • Birth: April 22, 1937
  • Death: October 7, 2008

  • Parents:
    George and Helen Martens
  • Married:
    Vale Irene
  • Family:
    Children James (Sherry), Bradley (Laurie), Brian (Judy), and Susan; 7 grandchildren
  • Baptism:
    Jan. 27, 2008 - Greendale MB Church