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Arlene G. Martin

February 07, 1933 - June 17, 2017

Arlene G. Martin (nee Grochocki), age 84, of Bolingbrook, IL, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at her home. She was born February 7, 1933 in Chicago.

Beloved wife of the late Robert W. "Bob" Martin, whom she married May 23, 1953 and who preceded her in death July 10, 1996, loving mother of Patricia (Jerry Henkel) Imhoff of Naperville, Brian Martin of Bolingbrook, and Laura (David) Myers of Libertyville, IL, adored grandmother of Lisa and Ian Imhoff; Brittany and Robbie Martin; Emily and Katelyn Myers, devoted daughter of the late Raymond and Catherine (nee Matrasko) Grochocki, dear sister of Lucille (the late James) Rericha of Bolingbrook, Mary Ann (Kenneth) Foley of Chicago, Carol (Bic) Wendt of Florida, the late Raymond (Mary Ann) Grochocki and the late Frank Grochocki, sister-in-law of George (Verjean) Martin of Florida, fond cousin, aunt, great-aunt and friend to many.

Arlene grew up on Chicago's Near West Side and was a graduate of Wells High School. After graduating she married her high school sweetheart, Bob. A loving and devoted homemaker, Arlene also worked many years in corporate accounts for Continental Bank in Chicago. She was a member of the Indian Oaks Garden Club in Bolingbrook and enjoyed playing Bunco and spending time with her family.

Funeral Information

Visitation Friday, June 23, 2017, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL. 

Additional visitation Saturday, June 24, 9:00-10:00 AM in the funeral home.

Funeral services will follow Saturday, 10:00 AM in the funeral home

Interment: Clarendon Hills Cemetery, Darien, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

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