Patricia “Patti” Martin, 69, of Hoopeston passed away on Monday, May 2, 2022 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. She was born on December 3, 1952 in Watseka, the daughter of Herman H. and Arcelia (Kaufman) Bauer. She married Randal “Randy” Martin in Cissna Park on August 31, 1975.
Surviving are her husband, Randy Martin of Hoopeston; three daughters, Christina Hall of Carmel, IN, Rebekah (fiancé Pete Vela) Martin of Indianapolis, IN, and Jessica (Matt) Hall of Clinton, IL; one granddaughter, Evelynn Hall; one sister, Ann Hillenburg of Danville; and one brother, David Bauer of Hoopeston.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Patti was a member of Cissna Park Apostolic Christian Church. She was a school teacher for seventeen years in Hoopeston School District and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Patti enjoyed spending time with her family and referred to her granddaughter as her ‘precious angel’.
Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 pm on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Knapp Funeral Home in Cissna Park and one hour prior to the funeral service on Friday at church.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Friday, May 6, 2022 at Cissna Park Apostolic Christian Church. Ministers of the church will officiate. Burial will follow in Cissna Park Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.