Obituary: Harold "Ross" Martin

Memorial visitation for Harold "Ross" Martin will be held 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 2, at Strang Funeral Chapel in Grayslake.

Harold R. “Ross” Martin, an 84-year-old Saddlebrook Farms (Grayslake) resident, formerly of Wayzata, MN, passed away unexpectedly early Thursday morning, Dec. 27, at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.

Martin was born in Toronto, Canada on Sept. 12, 1928. He worked for Moore Business Forms for 46 years, in both the United States and Canada, retiring in 1993.

Martin was the beloved husband of 61 years to Joan {nee Ockenden} Martin; the loving father of Craig (Nancy) Martin, Randy (Louise) Martin, and Jeffrey (Rica) Martin; the doting “Papa” of Andrew Martin, Kristy (Sam) Guenther, Melanie (Chad) Johnson, Shannon (Adam) Howen, Kira (Mark Stewart) Martin, and Trevor Martin; the cherished great-grandfather of Trinity, Ethan, Austin, Hailey, and Brooke; the fond uncle and dear friend of many. His brother Jack Martin preceded him in death.

Friends of the family may join them for memorial visitation on Wed. Jan. 2, 2012 at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m., with a memorial service commencing at 4 p.m.

For further information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

Provided by Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium.


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