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John C. "Jack" Martin

July 3, 1936 October 27, 2018
John C. "Jack" Martin
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Obituary for John C. "Jack" Martin

John C. "Jack" Martin, age 82, a resident of Naperville, IL, formerly of Davenport, IA and Worthington, OH, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Edward Hospital in Naperville. He was born July 3, 1936.

Beloved husband of Catherine Marie Martin (nee Boyle), whom he married December 17, 1960, loving father of Liz (John) Tinkham of Bellevue, WA and Andrew (Ellen) Martin of Glen Ridge, NJ, adored grandfather of Katie, Jack and Will Tinkham; Henry, Flynn and Emmett Martin, devoted son of the late Seymour and Margaret (nee Mohatt) Martin, dear brother of Richard (the late Rosemary) Martin of Ankeny, IA, brother-in-law of Marilyn (Dick) Sargent of New Lenox, IL and Richard (Nancy) Boyle of Wheaton, IL, fond cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

John was born in Fort Wayne, IN and moved to Davenport, IA at the age of eight. He was a graduate of St. Ambrose Academy and St. Ambrose University, both in Davenport. John worked many years in the insurance industry achieving the professional designation of Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU). During his career, John was employed by State Farm Insurance, Prudential Insurance and Motorist Mutual Insurance in Columbus, OH. He moved to Chicago in 1982 and worked for Walton Risk Services, where he eventually retired.

John was a member of St. Irene Catholic Church in Warrenville, IL. He enjoyed entertaining, gardening, geography and meeting people from different cultures. Proud of his Iowa roots, John was particularly fond of Iowa Hawkeye athletics and loved ALL things Iowa!

Visitation will be on Friday, November 2, 2018, from 5:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, November 3, 10:00 AM at St. Irene Catholic Church 28W441 Warrenville Rd., Warrenville, IL 60555.

Interment: Private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in John's memory may be made to:

American Parkinson Disease Association, 1800 North Main Street, Suite 215, Wheaton, Illinois 60187, (630) 933-4392,

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

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5:00 PM 11/2/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/2/2018 8:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 11/3/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Irene Catholic Church

28W441 Warrenville Road
Warrenville, Illoois 60555

St. Irene Catholic Church
28W441 Warrenville Road Warrenville 60555 Illoois
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Parkinson's Association

1800 N. Main Street
Suite 215
Wheaton, IL 60187

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