Steven Lee Martz, age 70, of Ottumwa, IA passed away at his residence on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. \n\nCremation has been accorded with no planned services. Memorials may be directed to the family and mailed to 1814 West Main St., Ottumwa, Iowa 52501. Online condolences may be left for the family at sinnottfuneralhome.com or the Sinnott Funeral Home Facebook page. \n\nSteve was born on January 2, 1953 in Ottumwa, Iowa to Donald and Bonnie (Denny) Martz. He married Colleen O'Connell on August 31, 1972 in Burlington and they were blessed with two children, Michael and Estes. \n\nSteve worked as a carpenter for Joe Johnston. He was also a mechanic throughout his life, working on cars, trucks, bikes, lawn mowers and anything that had a motor. He also worked for Robert Carnes for twenty-five years, cutting trees, and doing lawn care. \n\nHe loved woodworking and doing anything carpentry. He also liked working on all types of cars and trucks. He loved the smell of grass and truly enjoyed mowing cemeteries, parks, anything he could. \n\nSteve is survived by his wife Colleen Martz of Ottumwa; one son, Michael Martz of Delta, four grandchildren, two great grandchildren; siblings, Kathy Jarvis of Burlington, Diane Baxter of Ottumwa, Irene (Marc) Beggs of Burlington, Robert Jarvis of Ottumwa, and Barbara Cooksey of Ottumwa. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald Martz and Bonnie Jarvis, and one daughter, Estes.