Memorial ServiceHaut Funeral Home - Jamestown
Jamestown, North Dakota 58401
Dean Allen Martell, 54, Cleveland, ND died Monday October 29, 2018 at his home in Cleveland.
Dean was born August 5, 1964 at Jamestown, ND, the son of Allen Martell and Betty Lou (Buchholz) Martell. He received his elementary education and graduated from Jamestown High School
He entered the United States Army August 3, 1982 at Fargo, ND and was discharged October 23, 1984 at Fort Campbell, SC, with the rank of PV-1.
He returned home to Jamestown where he worked for Wiest Trucking.
He and Mona Gilbertson were married in 1993 at Jamestown. They made their home in Cleveland where he worked Guthmiller Earth Moving as a Heavy Duty Equipment mechanic.
Dean loved his dogs, Yip and Yap, was very proud of his tool boxes and tools and of course his mom’s cooking. Dean liked to tease his sisters and brother, and referred to himself as the #1 son and best looking and referred his brother as the smart one. The family will miss his twinkling blue eyes.
He is survived by his mother, Betty Lou Hjelmhaug, Jamestown, ND; his father Allen Martell, Jamestown, ND; 2 step children, Kristi Lee and Matt Gilbertson; his brother, Mike Martell, Jamestown, ND; 3 sisters, Tina Martell, Minot, ND; Melissa (Joe) Glass, Detroit Lakes, MN; Heather Martell, Jamestown, ND; Miranda Jo Martell, Jamestown, ND; 3 nieces and 3 nephews, many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents