Service for Joseph Martin, 33, Friday at Ochalek-Stark Funeral Home

 10/09/2017 - 00:13

Joseph W. Martin, age 33, of Milan, died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 unexpectedly. He was born on February 24, 1984 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital to Michael Karapas and Missy (Martin) Norris.

Joe enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, baseball, football and kayaking. He worked as a landscaper and could mow the perfect lawn.

He is survived by his father, Michael (Cindy) Karapas, mother, Missy Norris, siblings, Keri Norris, Amber Norris, Travis Norris, Amara Karapas and Nicholas Karapas, maternal grandfather, William Martin, paternal grandparents, Nick and Irene Karapas, girlfriend, Sara Heldt, her children, Heidi and Lily, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Garnet Martin, and step-father, Randy Norris.

A memorial visitation will be held at Ochalek-Stark Funeral Home, Milan on Friday, October 13th from 11:00am until time of service at 1:00pm.  Following, there will be a celebration of Joe's life and a luncheon at the Milan Road Angels Club House, 13220 Petersburg Rd., Milan, MI.  Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the family, in his memory.

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