Warren E. Martz, age 95, of Lombard, formerly of Villa Park

Written by Brust Funeral Home on April 5th, 2017


American FlagWarren E. Martz, age 95, of Lombard, formerly of Villa Park, passed away March 28, 2017.

Mr. Martz will be lying-in-state on Monday, April 10th from 10 AM until time of Funeral Service at 11 AM at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 545 S. Ardmore Ave, Villa Park. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Gardens South in Oak Lawn.

Mr. Martz is survived by his two daughters, Melanie (Paul) Johnson of Naperville, Lori (Scott) Olson of Crystal Lake; his son, Thomas (Pam) of Virginia; his daughter-in-law, Donna of Kansas; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

Mr. Martz is preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia, nee Nikander; his son, Paul; two sisters and one brother.

Mr. Martz served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 – 1981. He retired as LCDR from the United States Navy Reserve. Mr. Martz grew up in Chicago. He was a resident of Lombard since 1978 and a former resident of Villa Park from 1963 – 1978. Mr. Martz retired from Chicago Bridge and Iron. He enjoyed playing golf, needlepoint, cooking and reading. Mr. Martz was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Villa Park for over 50 years.

Memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Church or USO of Illinois www.usoofillinois.org are appreciated.

For more information  888-629-0094.


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