March 30, 1945 - January 30, 2016


Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 5, 2016 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Dennis J. Martins, age 70, of St. Cloud who passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at St. Benedicts Senior Community in St. Cloud. Reverend Timothy Gapinski will officiate. Burial will be at a later date.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and after 9:30 a.m. on Friday all at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. Parish prayers will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Dennis was born on March 30, 1945 in St. Cloud to Walter and Louise (Reichert) Martins. He lived in St. Cloud most of his life. Dennis was employed with his brothers at Martins Auto Body in East St. Cloud. He was later employed by Quality Investments in Midtown Square for 17 years until retiring in 2011.

Dennis enjoyed crafts, and visiting flea markets.

Dennis is survived by his brothers and sisters, LeRoy (Joan) Martins of Sauk Rapids, Duane (Betty) Martins of Royalton, Kenny (Janelle) Martins of Sartell, Dale (Karen) Martins of Hungry Horse, MT, Joyce Belschner of Waupaca, WI, Darlene (Ken) Jendro of The Villages, FL, and Beverly (Don) Walbridge of St. Cloud; sister-in-law Alice (Larry) Peterson of Sauk Rapids; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Donald, Walter Jr.; and infant sister, Lorraine.

A Special Thank You to the Staff of St. Benedict’s Senior Community for all the care and support given to Dennis during his stay.