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Obituary for Dallas Robert Martin


Dallas Robert Martin, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather went home to be with Jesus on Sunday, March 31, 2019. He was surrounded by his loving family. Dallas was born on April 13, 1928, in Conrath, WI, to Joseph and Nora (Cohenour) Martin. He married Sylbe Nosser on May 31, 1953 at the Little Brown Church in Iowa. They shared 65 years together. Dallas worked a variety of occupations, including 30 years at Reserve Supply Company. He was a lifelong farmer and do-it-yourselfer. He loved fishing and boating and spending time with family. Dallas is survived by his loving wfe Sylbe, and five children, Glenn (Liz), Ron (Teresa), Janine (Paul) Manocchio, David (Joy), and Steven (Becky). Grandpa Dallas will be greatly missed by his 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He has one living sister, Fern Molstad and brother-in-law Carl (Carolyn) Nosser. He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Dorthea (Lawerence) Jordan and Velma Lance, brother Lyle (Doreen), and brother-in-law, Don Molstad. Dallas was a people person, who was kind hearted and had a wonderful sense of humor. He loved the Lord and his family and leaves a legacy of faith. His favorite Bible verse was John 3:16, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believed in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” A Celebration of Life service will be held at Bethany Evangelical Free Church, County Hwy B in La Crosse, on Friday, April 5th, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. Friends are welcome to visit before the service beginning at 10 a.m., with a luncheon at the church after the service. There will be a private family burial.