Martin Kitchener Adey Stuckless
November 1, 1925 ~ March 30, 2014
He passed away peacefully at home on March 30, 2014, at the age of 88 years.
Martin Kitchener Adey Stuckless was born on November 1, 1925 in St. John’s Newfoundland.
In 1947, Martin joined the Canadian Air Force and served 16 years, retiring as Warrant Officer/W.O.1. He then worked for 12 years at the Lethbridge Agricultural Research Station.
“Mart” enjoyed a 63 year marriage with former spouse, Ruth Stuckless, raising four sons: George, Stephen, Geoff and Marty. Mart and Ruth retired to Boswell in the year 1992, after a decade of summer seasons at Mountain Shores… where Mart’s passion for sailing would often take him until dusk on the water (the stormier the better).
Mart was predeceased by Ruth Stuckless on April 13, 2008.
On December 19, 2009 “Marty” married Sonja Neuman, continuing to enjoy an active life sailing/overniting on Kootenay Lake, and camper van traveling. “A Couple More Years” – Waylon Jennings.
Martin was a serving member of the Kindersley Masonic Lodge N. 86 of Saskatchewan; member of the Air Force Association of Canada; served on the board of Boswell Community Hall and was a skilled ham radio operator with morse code. He was a man with many interests, skills and accomplishments.
Martin is survived by his wife Sonja; four sons; brother John of St. John’s, Nfld and Labrador; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
“Marty of Mountain Shores” will be fondly remembered, kind of heart and of generous nature in assisting others.
In contemplation, bring your stories for his “Celebration of Life and Living” in tribute to Martin’s full life, Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 1pm-4pm at the Boswell Community Hall
~ PerArdua Ad Astra ~ Thru Adversity to the Stars