Retired Brother Marty Belcher


Martin Dean Belcher
Of Des Moines Iowa

Martin “Marty” Belcher, age 62, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2022, at Mercy Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born to Ronald and Mary (Patterson) Belcher on June 17, 1959, in Des Moines, Iowa.

Marty graduated from East High School. He was an electrician and a member of IBEW Local 347 for 40 years. Marty was a sports enthusiast, he loved playing mens fast pitch softball and golfing. He enjoyed coaching his children’s Little League and girls softball. Whatever his kids and grandkids were passionate about, he was always there supporting them. Marty was an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs, Iowa Hawkeyes, and Green Bay Packers. Marty will be deeply missed by his friends and family.

He is survived by his loving children Christopher (Amanda) Belcher, Josh Belcher, Jake Belcher, Jamie (Brian) Belcher, and Megan (Jeff) Belcher, grandchildren Katelynne Belcher, Madison Belcher, Christopher Belcher, Alex Belcher, Lucas Belcher, Blake Kristufek, and Brynlee Schmitz, great-grandson Derek Smith, sister Deb Baumeister, nieces & nephew Amy Baumeister, Angie (Ryan) Baumeister and Nathan Cort, numerous great nieces & nephews, and his beloved dog Bella.

Marty was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and brother Michael Belcher.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, June 13, 2022 at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Funeral service following at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 14th, also at the funeral home followed by burial at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Des Moines.

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Martin Dean Belcher