Paul J. Martin, age
96 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2015, in
He was born on
January 23, 1919 in Gary, IN, to Paul C. and Jean (Nicoll) Martin.
On April 8, 1944 in
Alva, OK, he married his high school sweetheart, Harriet Bernice Schraeder.
Paul is survived by
his daughters; Karen (James) Williams and Judith (Russ) Hess, son; Charles
Martin (Dan O’Meara), grandchildren; Paul Williams, Amy Chew, Ronald Borden,
Christina Perdue, Angela Hess, Jamie Coffman, and Bethany Wilkerson and 13
He was preceded in
death by his parents, his wife, and his brother, Robert Martin.
Paul was a U.S.
WWII Army Veteran who served in both theaters. He retired from US Steel and
served on the Chesterton Utility Board, and was a member of the American
Legion. Paul and Harriet enjoyed traveling in their retirement years and
spending winters in Mesa, Arizona.
There will be no
services at this time. Arrangements handled by Edmonds and Evans Funeral
Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304. Online condolences to the family
may be left at