A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Sauk Centre. Inurnment will take place at a later date.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday all at the funeral home in Sauk Centre.
Neil William Marty was born April 13, 1967 in Melrose, Minnesota to William and Rita (Illies) Marty. He graduated from Grey Eagle High School and attended St. Cloud Technical College. He ran the family business, Fire Firefighter and later purchased another business, Detect Alarm which he owned and operated for many years. He enjoyed 4-wheeling, camping, having bonfires and spending time with his family and friends at the family campground in Grey Eagle.
Neil was a very intelligent, hardworking and private person. He was a loving husband, father and son and will always be remembered for his deep compassion for others.
Survivors include his wife, Stephanie “Steph” George of Sauk Centre, sons, Justin George and Carter Marty both at home; father, William “Bill” Marty of Grey Eagle; brother, Bill (Jenni) Marty of Sauk Rapids; very special uncle, Bernard Marty of Grey Eagle; uncles, John Illies, Mike Illies, Jerome Illies; aunts, Judy Hedlund and Judy Marty; nieces and nephews, Henry and Sadie Marty, Jakelie, Alexis, Bobby, Kennedy, Ellie and Reggie George; sister-in-law, Heidi Paulson; father and mother-in-law, Bob and Mary George of Osakis; brothers-in-law, Bobby (Cathy) George of Salt Lake City, Utah and Chris (Jenni) George of Osakis; many other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Neil was preceded in death by his mother, Rita Marty; brother, Frank Marty; uncles, Adolph and Raymond Marty; and his grandparents.
Serving as urn bearers will be Steph George, Justin George and Carter Marty. Honorary bearers will be Scott Baum, Tom “Tutone” Meyer and John Vornbrock.
Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Sauk Centre.