John 'Jack' Martin 1950-2012
12/04/2012, 3:56 pm
A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Elias Funeral Home, Streator. Monsignor Philip Halfacre will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Private family burial will be at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded.
Born Dec. 30, 1950, he was the son of John and Martha (Chrest) Martin. He married Diane (Bakalar) Flavel on Feb. 14, 1982, who survives.
He is survived by his wife; daughter, Stephanie Lee Martin, of Urbana; brother, Ed (Barbara) Martin, of Hillsboro, Ore.; sister, Donna Martin, of Mattoon; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was a member of the Marshall County Sportsman's Club.
He attended local grade schools and graduated from Streator Township High School.
Jack received his degree in history from Illinois State University. He pursued multiple career paths including teaching history and geography.
Jack loved his fishing trips to Minnesota and Canada. He enjoyed gardening, photography, cooking for his friends and family and watching football games with his daughter.
Memorials may be directed to the family of Jack Martin.
You may sign the guestbook for the family at www.eliasfh.com.
Elias Funeral Home
208 N. Park St., Streator, IL 61364