Martin C. Hoekstra, age 39 of Montrose died on Saturday, October 19, 2019 in Montrose. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the First Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 8: 00 Pm on Tuesday, October 22nd at the church. Interment will be in the Arndahl Lutheran Cemetery south of Grove City.
Martin Carl Hoekstra, the son of Gene and Janelle (Voigt) Hoekstra, was born on March 17, 1980 in Litchfield. As a child he attended Assembly of God Church of Crystal Hills. He attended ACGC school and graduated from there in 1998. Following high school he attended Ridgewater in Willmar and took computer programming courses. He lived in the Litchfield area and worked for McNamara Construction for seven years before becoming an owner operator in trucking. He then worked for Reiner Contracting for ten years as a dispatcher and estimator. Martin was married to Sommer Berggren in Litchfield on October 1, 2005. They lived in Montrose where Martin owned Magnum RV. He enjoyed the buying and selling part of the business. Martin also enjoyed snowmobiling, skiing, camping, boating, his motorcycle and his pets. He loved spending time with his family especially his daughter Sienna. Martin will be remembered for his big heart, contagious laugh and outgoing personality.
He is survived by his wife Sommer Hoekstra of Montrose, daughter Sienna Hoekstra of Montrose, parents Gene and Janelle Hoekstra of Litchfield, brothers Joe (Kelly) Hoekstra of Watkins and Ed (Megan) Hoekstra of Grove City, nieces and nephew Heidi Hoekstra (Casey Miller) their son Maverick, Holly Hoekstra, Logan Hoekstra and Taylor Hoekstra. He is also survived by his grandmother Ardella Voigt of Litchfield, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Arlo Voigt, Clarence and Betty Hoekstra and aunt Heidi Voigt.