Alvin James Martin

Alvin James Martin

COTTAGE GROVE — A funeral service for Alvin James Martin, 83, of Cottage Grove, formerly of the Elmore/Blue Earth area, will be 1 p.m. today at River of Life Church, 1329 S. Ramsey St., in Blue Earth.

Martin died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at his home surrounded by family. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service today at the church.

Patton Funeral Home of Blue Earth is assisting the family with arrangements.

Survivors include: his wife of 64 years, Dorothy; children, Ruth Scott, Julianne Scott, James Martin, Christine Martin; one granddaughter; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one sister; and five brothers.