Joan A. Martin
Joan Audrey Martin passed away on Sunday, April 23rd 2017 in Libertyville Illinois. She was born December 6, 1929 in Toronto Canada, the younger of 2 children to Arthur and Lillian Ockenden. In 1951 she married Harold Ross who was a member of her local Church youth group and later moved to Niagara Falls New York and began a family. Joan was a devoted wife, special mother, adoring grandmother, delighted great grandmother and faithful Christian who spent her life in the service of Jesus Christ and the Christian Church. Joan was also an avid writer of stories for many Christian magazines. She is survived by her sons, Craig with wife Nancy, Randy with wife Louise and Jeff with wife Rica and grandchildren Melanie, Kristy, Andrew, Shannon, Kira and Trevor and many great grandchildren. All services were held privately and entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. For more information please call (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.