Cover photo for Clemence Martin's Obituary
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Clemence Martin

June 8, 1937 — July 24, 2023

Logan, UT

Clemence H. Martin, also known as Clem was born on June 8, 1937, in Ogden, Utah. On July 24, 2023, Clem left this life due to complications of pneumonia.  Earlier in his life, Clem was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy (IBM). He displayed incredible strength and determination that inspired all who knew him. Despite facing physical challenges which forced him to be seated for many years, Clem was a gentle giant with an intelligence that knew no bounds. His natural engineering capabilities allowed him to solve many problems that came his way.

Clem enjoyed all the members of his family.  He was interested and proud of every one of them.  

He served as a flight engineer in the United States Air Force, where he showcased his commitment to duty and country. The majority of Clem's work career was in the insurance industry.  He thoroughly enjoyed being an insurance agent and working with the computers and computer systems at the agency.

In his free time, Clem enjoyed tending to his lawn and meticulously irrigating his property.  Additionally, he had two highly developed hobbies - raising goldfish and growing African violets. These activities brought him joy and provided an opportunity for him to showcase his nurturing spirit.

Clem was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  He served as an outstanding ward clerk under three different bishops, displaying organization and dedication.

Clem was preceded in death by his parents, James and Viola, his sister Anne, his son Michael, and two former spouses, Renee and Ramona. He leaves behind a legacy of love and cherished memories. Clem is survived by his beloved wife, Kathleen (Kathy) Martin. His surviving children are Suzi, Bill, Megan, Wendy, and Polly.  He is a treasured step-dad to Shawn and Dan. Clem is also survived by two sisters named Shirley and Sheryl, a former spouse named Pat, and a multitude of precious grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Clemence H. Martin will always be remembered for his unwavering faith, his intellect, and his commitment to serving others. He touched the lives of many. Although he has now departed this world, his legacy will continue to inspire generations to come. May he rest in peace.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, July 31, 2023, at 11:00 AM at the Logan South Stake Center, 350 W 700 S, Logan, Utah.  A viewing will be held prior to the funeral service from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the church house.  An additional viewing will be held Sunday, July 30, 2023 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at White Pine Funeral Services, 753 S 100 E, Logan, Utah. The interment will be at the West Point City Cemetery in West Point, Utah. 

Due to severe allergies within the family, please do not send flowers.  

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