Angela Martin, 88, a resident of Grayslake, passed away Thursday June 19, 2014. She was born March 25, 1926 in Chicago to Samuel and Josephine Mini. Angela was a member of St. Johns United Church in Waukegan where she played the organ for many years. Angela was a pianist in the Waukegan Philharmonic Society and performed with the Waukegan Orchestra. She was the only solo pianist at Waukegan Township High School winning national honors all four years. Her love of music continued with music studies at Northwestern University. She became the organist and choir director at Faith Methodist Church. Angela was well known in the Waukegan area where she taught piano to many future virtuosos. Angela is survived by her children Susan Tanjuaquio, Dave Martin, and Dan (Michelle) Martin, her grandchildren Chris Tanjuaquio, Jason Martin, Mariah Caley, Sarah Speirer, Griffin Martin, and Landon Martin, and her great-grandchildren Aleeha, Jason Jr., Chloe, Halie, Aubrie, Emma, and Craig Jr. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Daniel S. Martin, and her son Donny. A visitation is scheduled for Wednesday June 25, 2014 from 4:00pm until 8:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. The funeral service is scheduled for Thursday June 26, 2014 at 10:30am at St. John’s United Church 1520 N. Mcaree Rd. Waukegan, IL. Interment will follow at Northshore Garden of Memories in North Chicago, IL. For more information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.
My sincerest condolences for the passing of Angela Martin. May God prove to be a refuge and strength as spoken of at Psalm 46:1 to help you through this sad time. (From a Northwestern University alum)
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