Martin J. “Marty” McCauley III of North Land O’ Lakes died Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, at his home following a lengthy illness. He was 65.

He was born in Elmhurst, Ill., and grew up in Bensenville, Ill.

Mr. McCauley has visited the North Woods every summer since he was a teenager and moved to the area in 1995. He worked for many years at Bent’s Camp and was a caretaker.

He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid boater, fisherman and hunter.

Mr. McCauley was preceded in death by his parents, Martin J. Jr. and Huberta McCauley; and one sister, Susan McCauley.

He is survived by his wife, Carol; one brother, John (MaryAnn); one sister, Kathy (the late Skip) Haak; one nephew; and many nieces, great-nieces and great-nephews.

A memorial service will be held in Illinois in the near future. A burial and Celebration of Life will be held in the North Woods in the summer.

Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River is serving the family.