Martin “Mert” McNurlin, 82, of Munich, ND, and formerly of Williston, ND, passed away on December 11, 2021, surrounded by his loved ones.
Martin was born on September 1, 1939, to Glen and Bernice McNurlin in Brainerd, MN. He was raised and educated in Egeland, ND. After graduation, Martin married Kathy Nelson on July 1, 1960. They made their home in Williston, ND. Together Martin and Kathy raised three daughters- Kim, Tammy and Corrinna. Martin enjoyed working in the oil fields of North Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana. He had a passion for fishing, hunting, and the great outdoors, but his greatest passion was for the Lord!
Martin is survived by his wife, Kathy; his daughters, Kim (Robert) Touart and Corrinna (Bryce) Simonson; and granddaughters Kate McAlister and Kayla Nowak. He is also survived by his brothers, Joe (Beverly) McNurlin and Jerome Wagner, and sisters Jeanette (Karl) Krogfoss and Barbara (William) Searcy.
He is predeceased by his parents, Glen and Bernice; siblings, Bernard Wagner and Bonnie Meek; daughter Tammy McNurlin; and granddaughters Janae Touart and Erin Fire Weed.
A private service will be held in the spring of 2022.