OBITUARY

Robert Clarence Martin

September 7, 1953December 1, 2018

Robert C. Martin, 65, of Crystal Lake passed away December 1, 2018. He was born September 7, 1953 in Chicago, IL to Clarence and Elaine Martin.. On August 20, 1983 he married Kimberly Ritt. Bob’s family was his hobby, they always came first and foremost. He enjoyed planning, cooking and serving a meal to his family. He was a huge Bears and Sox fan. Bob was always thinking about everyone else, he had a heart of gold. Robert is survived by his wife, Kim; his son, Nick (Gina); daughter, Nicole (Matt) Roark; his grandchildren, Charlotte and Kalianne Roark; his father, Clarence; his sister, Jeanne (Tim) Reitinger. Bob is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Amy Martin and Julie Martin; his nieces and nephews, Scott (Lauren) Martin, Elaine (Brian) Piasecki, Tom (Katie) Martin, Alyssa Martin, and Scott (Jenny) Ritt; and Dennis Armbruster, his dear friend. He was preceded in death by his mother, Elaine Martin; his brothers, Donald, David and Bruce Martin. There will be a visitation from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 451 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Interment will be private. For information call the funeral home at 815-459-1760. Online condolences may be made at www.querhammerandflagg.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Kim Martin, Wife
  • Nick Martin, Son
  • Nicole (Matt) Roark, Daughter
  • Charlotte and Kalianne Roark, Grandchildren
  • Clarence Martin, Father
  • Jeanne (Tim) Reitinger, Sister
  • Amy Martin, Sister-in-law
  • Julie Martin, Sister-in-law
  • Scott (Lauren) Martin, Elaine (Brian) Piasecki, Tom (Katie) Martin, Alyssa Martin, and Scott (Jenny) Ritt, nieces & nephews
  • Dennis Armbruster, Dear Friend

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, December 5, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, December 6, 2018
REMEMBERING

Robert Clarence Martin

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Chris Diedrich

December 4, 2018

Kim, I was shocked and saddened to see that Bob has passed. Please know that we are thinking of you at this sad time and if there is anything we can do to ease your pain, please get in touch. I think of you often with fondness. Hugs

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Robert C. Martin, 65, of Crystal Lake passed away December 1, 2018. He was born September 7, 1953 in Chicago, IL to Clarence and Elaine Martin.. On August 20, 1983 he married Kimberly Ritt. Bob’s family was his hobby, they always came first and foremost. He enjoyed planning, cooking and serving a meal to his family. He was a huge Bears and Sox fan. Bob was always thinking about everyone else, he had a heart of gold. Robert is survived by his wife, Kim; his son, Nick (Gina); daughter, Nicole (Matt) Roark; his grandchildren, Charlotte and Kalianne Roark; his father, Clarence; his sister, Jeanne (Tim) Reitinger. Bob is also survived by his sisters-in-law, Amy Martin and Julie Martin; his nieces and nephews, Scott (Lauren) Martin, Elaine (Brian) Piasecki, Tom (Katie) Martin, Alyssa Martin, and Scott (Jenny) Ritt; and Dennis Armbruster, his dear friend. He was preceded in death by his mother, Elaine Martin; his brothers, Donald, David and Bruce Martin.