Martin Chestine, 98, of Rock Springs, passed away April 14, 2017, at his home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of California, Chestine had been in ill health for the past six months.
He was born Jan. 14, 1919, in Shady Point, Okla., the son of Cecil and Rose Davis Chestine.
Chestine attended schools in Oklahoma.
He married Edith M. Umbanhowar in Manila, Utah, in October of 1940 and she preceded him in death Sept. 19, 2012.
Chestine was a United States Army Veteran of World War II and was honorably discharged in 1946. While serving in the army, he was a mil...