George Elliot Martz

DAD IN FEZ (2)

George Martz of Shawnee, KS passed away on June 29, 2021. Born June 25, 1933, in Paola, KS. George was a lifelong resident of the Kansas City area. His career as a mechanical & petroleum engineer spanned 6 decades.

He was proceeded in death by his wife of 51 years Roxy Martz in 2006. He is survived by one sister, Jean Dempsey of Champaign, IL; two daughters, Kittie Martz of Kansas City, KS and Nikki Martz of Westwood, KS; one granddaughter Adrienne Flamez of Kansas City, KS; three great grandsons, Devin, Donovan, & Dawson. He was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Service

A memorial service will be held at 11AM on Saturday August 28, 2021.

Wyandotte Masonic Lodge No 3 AF &AM

2835 N 103rd Terrace

Kansas City, KS

Memorial Contributions

In lieu of flowers the family recommends contributions to Shriner’s Children Hospital; the Shriner’s Children’s fund.

www.lovetotherescue.org or www.shrinershospitalforchildren.org

3 Comments

  1. William Huitt on January 21, 2022 at 8:03 pm

    I have known and worked with George since the 1970’s. I dearly loved the man. We arranged to meet for lunch a time or two when he would shuttle kids to the Shriners Hospital here in St. Louis. The last time I talked to him was last April I believe, just before is death apparently. I have call him him a few time since then, and tried again just recently. That’s when it dreadfully crossed my mind that he may have passed. So I went on a search hoping beyond hope that my worst fears were unfounded. But after coming across this memorial I discovered that my worst fears were true. I miss his phone calls and his wonderful spirit. He was the same man 50 years as he was the day he passed. I remember Roxy too. They were a pair, and I loved being with the two of them. If I knew how to reach Bill Goff I would let him know, but George and I both lost track of Bill. There are a few others that knew George that I will reach out to and will let them know. May God bless him and Roxy. They are both loved and missed.

  2. Phyllis Gamel on July 30, 2021 at 1:49 pm

    I knew George when I was Receptionist at U.S. Engineering. He would come & sit in the lobby from time to time, & share his cynicism & humor. He would be pleased that I’v willed my property to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children.

    • Kittie Martz on August 2, 2021 at 6:26 pm

      Thank you Phyllis – The Shriner’s Hospitals do so much for children. My dad was proud to be a Shriner. He loved being a volunteer to help drive the van of kids to the Saint Louis Hospital.
      He also loved being an engineer and I remember him working at US Engineering.

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