Posted: June 22nd, 2023

ERICH MARTIN 1929 – 2023 Erich Martin of Medicine Hat, passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2023, at the age of 93 years, beloved husband of the late Lydia Martin. He leaves to cherish his memory his brother, Harry (Helga) Martin of Germany; one sister Elfrieda Welke of Germany as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families in Germany. He was predeceased by his parents Wanda and Julius Martin and one brother Willie Martin. He was Born in Poland on November 10, 1929 and at the age of 20, Erich immigrated to Canada. He lived with his uncle near Camrose, Alberta until his move to Medicine Hat in 1951. On June 27, 1953, he married Lydia Koenig. Erich worked for the CPR prior to his employment with the City of Medicine Hat where he continued to work for the next 31 years, retiring in 1985. Erich was a longtime member of the St. Peter Lutheran Church. The funeral service will be held in the PATTISON FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATION OF LIFE CENTRE on Friday, June 23, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. with Reverend Pastor Shane Hein officiating. The service will be live streamed. Those who wish to attend virtually, please visit and select live streaming, then select the youtube (arrow). Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery. To leave a message of condolence you may visit

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