May 23, 1948 ~ November 27, 2022
On November 27, 2022, Martin Vern Rystrom, 74, passed away peacefully in his sleep.
Martin was born on May 23, 1948 and was raised in Stromsburg, Nebraska. After service in the United States Air Force, he followed the love of his life Maria to Everett. Martin graduated from Bay State College followed by a career working for the U.S. Government in the Social Security Administration. Like his wife, Martin’s life revolved around his family. Whether it was sharing his love of Nebraska football and James Bond films with his sons, trapesing all over New England and Canada for weekly sports tournaments, coaching and serving as secretary for Everett Youth Baseball, or just enjoying a simple night in with his wife, Martin was 100% a dedicated family man.
Martin was preceded in death by his loving wife of 48 years, Maria (DiLorenzo) and his brother, Jon (Rystrom). He is survived by his sister, Barbara (Dean) and her husband. Gary (Fremont, NE), his sister Laurel (Parsley) and her husband, Jim (Columbus, NE), his sister Patricia (Everingham) and her husband, Ken (Stromsburg, NE), his brother-in-law, Daniel (DiLorenzo) (Everett), his son, Daniel and wife Angela (Milton), his son, Nicholas and his wife, Sacharie (Revere), his son, Adam and his wife, Maureen (Lynnfield), six grandchildren: Adam, Dominic, Aidan, Andrew, Cristiana and Isabella, as well as seven nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held Thursday, December 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Rocco Funeral Home in Everett, followed by funeral services on Friday, December 9 at 10:30 a.m. at Rocco Funeral Home in Everett.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.