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Brooks J. Martin

August 28, 1942 ~ June 1, 2019 (age 76)

Brooks Martin age 76 of Center Township died on June 1, 2019 at Golden Horizon’s Assisted Living in Crosslake.  He was born in Minneapolis on August 28, 1942 to Maurice and Gladys (Johnson) Martin. Brooks married Shirley Lutjen on September 11, 1961 in Navarre, Minnesota.

He was a retired law enforcement officer serving Orono, Howard Lake and Maple Lake Police Departments and the Wright County Sherriff’s office with 30 years of service.  He was a U.S. Navy veteran.  Brooks was a life member of the NRA and was an avid outdoorsman.


Brooks is survived by his wife Shirley; one son, Cullen Martin of Merrifield; three grandchildren and five great grandchildren.


Preceding Brooks in death are his parents and one brother, William Martin.


A Memorial Service will be 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Saturday.


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