Omer Ernst Martel

August 24, 2019 43 Condolences Print Obituary

January 18, 1946 - August 20, 2019

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Omer Ernst Martel on August 20, 2019.  He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 54 years Cheryne, sons: Todd (Kim) and there children Alysha and Tyler, Marty (Shauna), Greg (Michelle) and there children Cole Halie, Lee and his son Jayden; sisters: Sherry, Noella, Cathy and Mary; brothers: Noel, Kevin and Hugh.

Omer was predeceased by his parents Ernest and Cassie Martel as well as his 3 brothers Shaun, Barney and Art Oneil.

Omer will always be in our hearts and thoughts forever, we will always love and miss you very much.

A Celebration of Omer’s life will be held on Friday August 30, 2019 at 1:00PM at the Kingsway Legion 14339 50 St NW, Edmonton, AB

Until we meet again (Bye for now).

  1. We are saddened to hear of Omer’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time.

    • We are saddened to hear of Omer’s passing, sending our love and condolences to the Martel family . We remember all the good old pipeline days .

    • My condolences to you all. I have fond memories of the early times in North Edmonton

  2. So sad! Sending lots of love and hugs to the family. Uncle Omer will be very missed. So many great memories that will never be forgotten ❤️

  3. Thoughts and prayers from Ben & Lovette Elkow & family at this very difficult time. Many your memories be forever cherished.?

  4. My condolences to the Martel family . Omer was a great guy , I will miss him .

  5. Our condolences, you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Patrick & Bernadette McGill

  6. Sorry to hear of Omer’s passing. Our condolences to you & your family.

  7. We are sorry to hear of Omer’s passing. It has been a sad time for your family, but strong family ties and good memories will help with your healing. Our condolences to your whole family.
    Charlie & Arla Boyd

  8. Our hearts are heavy along with all the family.
    Omar was a great man and a wonderful friend.
    He will be greatly missed.
    Our prayers for all the family.
    God Bless
    Jamie and Beth Kerr

  9. Condolences to the Martel family with special thoughts to Marty.
    Gina and Bill Shymko

  10. Sharon & family. Sorry to here the news of omer. Life is not fair sometimes. Thinking of you all and also the Martel family Sincere sympathy to all of you. Dennis & Marie Billy & family Countryman.

  11. Our condolences to all the Family. May God comfort all thru this difficult time. Omer got alot of people started in the Industry. He will always be remembered. A true legend.
    The Klashinsky Family
    Brian, Dawn, Travis and Luke

  12. Our condolences to the family Omer will always be remembered and missed in the Pipeline industry

  13. Condolences to you all .Sad he left but happy to of known him .

  14. So sorry for your lose. Our condolences.God Bless you all.
    Rick,Lily and Family

    • Thanks Uncle it means a lot.

  15. It was with heavy heart when we heard of Mr. Martels passing; a great man loved by all. Our sincerest condolences to all of you.

  16. My condolence to the Martel family our though and prayers are with you

  17. Sorry to hear of his passing another icon from the golden years of pipeline. His legacy is in good hands, my condolences to the family at this time.

  18. Very Saddened to hear of Omer’s passing…He was a great Pipeliner with an incredible knowledge of the industry. He had a strong passion & a strong work ethic.

    He was a huge asset thru the many years for us at Waschuk Pipeline Const. Ltd.

    Condolences to the all the Martel Families

    • Thank you for your kind words

  19. Cheryne and family
    Please accept our sincere sympathy for Omer’s passing. Omer will be missed.
    Love
    Jerry and Lori Kennedy

  20. Cheryne and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May your memories bring you some comfort. My condolences to you all.

  21. Our Deepest Sympathy and Condolences to the Martel Family.
    Our Prayers and Thoughts are with all of you.
    Treasure all the great memories you have of Omer!
    Hugs to all of you!

    • So very sorry to hear of Omer’s passing. He was one of the best guys in the industry . He was always very fair and I always enjoyed working for him. He was family orientated was so proud of his kids and adored
      his grand children. He will be very missed. Deepest condolences

  22. Sincere condolences to the Martel Family. Omer was a wonderful man to work with and a friend to everyone.

    • My thoughts are with you all during this tough time . Uncle Omer will be missed very much and I’m glad I have so many amazing memories of him

  23. A true gentleman whose kindness and generosity transcended the right of way and into many of our hearts. From the grizzled veterans of an industry to fresh faces just starting out, he treated you with sincerity and respect. He shared his knowledge of the industry and set the example on how one should carry themselves. Omer you will be missed dearly.

  24. I am very saddened to hear about the passing of Omer and I send my deepest condolences to his family. I had the good fortune to work with Omer for 15 years. As a Pipe Foreman, he seemed so effortlessly organized, efficient and professional; the “Martel” Pipe Gang always got the job done and done well. But more than his legacy in the pipeline world, he should be remembered for the great family man that he was. His love and support for his family over the years did not go unnoticed and was admirable. May all those memories of a life well lived help heal your heavy hearts.

    • Thanks very much I know that was very dedicated to his job and he loves working for the waschuk familly I’m grateful for your condolences I had greatly appreciate your brother showing up at the memorial

  25. We are so saddened to hear of Omer’s passing.
    Omer was one of the finest people I have ever worked with and I personally will miss the banter and laughs. I am forever grateful to Omer for how good he always treated me and my family.
    Our condolences to Cheryne and all of the Martel family.

  26. When a person departs from this earth, they never truly leave, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds,through us,they live on. Please accept our deepest condolences. The Martel family were great neighbors and friends to the Kapustinski family and Omer will not be forgotten.

  27. Martell Family, our thoughts and prayers are with your family, Omer will be missed by all.

  28. Cheryne, Lee, and Jayden – please accept our sincere condolences and sending our thoughts to each of you and your family during this difficult time. We were very fortunate to have gotten to know Omer over the past few years – his smile and witty humor will be missed dearly.

  29. Dad and I just heard. We are so Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and the family. I know he will be greatly missed

  30. Just heard yesterday. I am so sorry. Omer was such a nice man. Always think of Chrstmas cake when I remember him! Our sincere condolences.

    • Be honest with you he was the only one who liked it

  31. I just went through my first Christmas without Dad at my side, I am very grateful for the family and friends I have now.
    I miss you DAD
    Love always Lee

  32. Sad News, Grandpa Marty.
    Always remember him with a big smile at hockey games, and the time he saved Ty and myself with a flat tire in -40.
    That is what grandpas are for. There your first and last line of defence. Will not forget his generosity and big heart.

    Sorry Martel family on your passing, i send my love and support.

    • Thanks for your great memories of my dad

  33. I just suddenly came across this obituary. My mother, Irene Rahn, was Omer’s cousin. My grandpa Ludger was the brother of Ernst Martel. Mom passed away in 2013. It’s good to think of this great family being reunited in Heaven as family member is greeted by family member. Ready to move in to the place/mansion prepared for us by Jesus. (John 14). I find great comfort in this. I hope you do too.

    Love Laura-Lee Rahn

    • Thank-you it’s definitely good to know that we have a big loving family.

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