Marty worked, alongside his son Matt, at Martin Steel Fabrication in Mascoutah, IL, and alongside his wife at Martin Fence. Marty was an avid hunter, fisherman, and enjoyed a wide variety of hobbies. His presence was larger than life and he will be missed by many.
He was preceded in death by a son, Bill; his grandparents, Alvin and Josephine Christ; and his father, Donald Athy (Sun Cha).
Surviving are his wife, Nancy, nee Bradshaw, Athy;
a son, Matthew (Mary) Athy;
a daughter-in-law, Trisha Athy;
four grandchildren, Aaron Athy, Makayla Athy, Josie Athy, and Olivia Athy;
his mother, Frances, nee Christ, Athy;
five sisters, Joan (Bruce) Bjerke, Karen Penrose, Kathy (Greg) Sherwood, Gail Bach, and Jean (Kevin) Bjerke;
a large extended family of cousins; nieces; nephews; in-laws; and friends.
Memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, or National MPS Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at St. Liborius Catholic Church, St. Libory, IL. Standard CDC guidelines will be followed, including masks and social distancing.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at, St. Liborius Catholic Church, St. Libory, IL, with Fr. Paul Weinhoff officiating. Masks are required.
Burial will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.