Martin WandschneiderMartin Wandschneider, 97, of Phoenix, and formerly of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away peacefully January 15th.
Martin R. Wandschneider was born January 2nd, 1916, to William and Mathilda in rural Lengby, MN. Martin served in the Army during World War II in the South Pacific from 1942 to 1946. Martin married Joyce Hove on March 30th, 1946 in Fosston, MN. Together, they raised five children while living in Grand Forks, rural East Grand Forks, and Phoenix. They were married for 64 wonderful years. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He also was a business owner, operating Martin's Glass and Body Shop in Grand Forks for over 25 years before moving to Phoenix. Those who knew Martin experienced his kindness, extreme generosity and strong faith in God. He was blessed with a long, healthy, and fulfilling life. He will be greatly missed and forever remembered by those who loved and knew him.