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Dominic Floyd Martell Sr.

Dominic Floyd Martell Sr., 84, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018.


He was born June 6, 1934, in Poplar, the son Charles and Sophie (Lambert) Martell.
He attended day school in Fort Kipp. The youngest of 12 children, he enjoyed time with his brothers, as well as playing the violin. He also found rodeo and boxing as a passion. He enjoyed competing in saddle bronc and bareback and also breaking horses.
His life changed when he married Roberta (Henderson) Martell in Fairview July 26, 1954. His family became, and always was, the center of his life.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting and shooting and just being outdoors. He loved growing his own vegetables and picking his own berries and fruits. All these things that he enjoyed, he passed down to his children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Lewis Lambert, Martin Sr., Max Sr., Daniel Sr., Charles Jr., Julian, Arthur and Roger; sisters, Mary Rose, Lois and Melda; son, Jack; daughter, Lori Ann; grandchildren, Billy Jack “BJ” Martell and Delmer Martell; and an adopted sister Susan “Etta” Eagleman.
He is survived by his wife, Roberta; and his children, Betty Martell, Monica Martell, Floyd Martell Jr, Frank Martell, Stanley Martell, Sophia Youngman and Mildred Martell; and numerous grandchildren.
His funeral was held Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Poplar Cultural Center. Interment followed. Clayton Stevenson Memorial Chapel of Wolf Point was entrusted with the arrangements.