Paul Martin was born to Hisel Martin and Vera Turnbull on Feb. 18, 1937 at Gordon, Neb. He passed away from this life on January 24, 2022 at the Gordon Memorial Hospital at the age of 84.
Paul graduated from Gordon High School. While he was a senior worked for his Dad at the Gordon Implement Co. He married Karen Roth on June 21, 1959. In the early 1960’s he started farming and ranching in Dawes County north of Chadron. He was also in the Army National Guard in the Artillery Division.
After his wife Karen passed away in July of 1993, Paul stayed on the ranch for a while. He retired from farming and ranching and moved back to Gordon in 1995. He went to work for the City of Gordon in 1996 a worked there for around eighteen years.
He met and married Janice Bierschenk on June 8, 1996. They stayed in Gordon and were married twenty-five years.
He is survived by his wife Janice, son Troy, and three step sons Keith, Kevin, and Kent Wolkins and six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, his wife Karen, and an infant son.
Graveside services will be held at a later date at the Gordon Cemetery.