Honoring Martin Landholm


January 14, 1938 – March 17, 2024

Meridian, Idaho- Martin John Landholm, beloved husband, father, brother, fishing buddy and friend peacefully passed away at home on March 17, 2024, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on January 14, 1938, in Hailey, Idaho, to John and Pauline Landholm, and later moved to Filer, Idaho, where he spent his childhood years.

As a Filer Wildcat, Martin met his high school sweetheart and the love of his life, Rosalie (Ericson) Landholm, whom he married on January 10, 1960. Their love was evident to everyone around them, and their bond was a testament to enduring love and commitment, spanning 64 beautiful years. Over the course of 64 years, they built a career together, a family together and wonderful life together.

In 1983, he established the first privately owned and operated developmental disability agency in Idaho, leaving an indelible mark on the state’s social services landscape. For 36 years, he and Rosalie owned and operated Gem State Developmental Center, Inc., providing a nurturing environment for individuals with developmental disabilities while fostering many, many dear friendships.

Memorial Reception/Services

April 28, 2024
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Water’s Edge Event Center
287 E. Shore Drive
Eagle, ID 83616

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