“Bob” Martin, age 61 of Chesterton, Indiana passed away in his sleep on
January 28, 2016.
Bob was born
February 16, 1954, in East Chicago, Indiana, to the late Robert L. and
Barbara Jean (Salwinski) Martin.
Also preceding him
in death is his sister Betty Jean Calvin and grandson, Noah Hopkins.
Bob is survived by
his loving wife, Jacqueline (Peck) Martin, loving children, Dawn R. Hopkins
(Gene Copas) of Indianapolis, Indiana; Pennie L. Martin of Illinois; Ryan P.
Martin (Amanda Lara) of Chesterton; Indiana and Candice Martin (John
Whitehouse) of Steger, Illinois; grandchildren, Brian, Katelyn, Maya, Dylan,
Gage and Abigail, brother, Ronald L. Martin and many nieces, nephews and
Bob graduated from
East Chicago Roosevelt High School and La Salle University. He was retired
from the trucking industry. He was a member of the Indiana Patriot Guard,
Harley Owners Group and Duneland Harley Owners Group. He loved his family
and his Harley Davidson motorcycle. He was a fantastic cook. He will be
greatly missed by those who loved him.
There are no
services at this time. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers,
memorials may be made to the family.
under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton. Memories and
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