Dean M. Martin, age 56, of Lancaster died December 12, 2017 at Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. He was born October 20, 1961 in Dodgeville, WI, the son of Bob and Ruth (Hartwick) Martin and went on to graduate from Southwestern High School. Dean liked helping out his friends and enjoyed taking care of his mom when she was with us, and loved his Dad. He also loved his sisters and brother very much. He liked Harley Davidson motorcycles and his biker friends. Dean really enjoyed listening to R.E.O Speedwagon with his sister Vickie.
Survivors include his sisters: Vickie (Edward) McKernan, and Nancy Williams; a brother, Alan (Mary) Martin; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Ruth Martin.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Lancaster with Pastor Mark Hoehne officiating. Private family burial will be in the Van Buren Cemetery, Potosi at a later date. Visitation will be Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Lancaster from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of plants and flowers a Dean M. Martin Memorial Fund has been established. The Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Lancaster is entrusted with his services.