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“Thank You all for your thoughts and prayers. It makes it easier knowing that he is with my Mom. I was blessed to have him has my Dad. I was also...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Duane Martin - CEDAR LAKE, IN

“Thank you everyone for the kind words. My Dad was a special man. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Jimmie was a wonderful neighbor and friend who will be greatly missed!! My most favorite memory of Jim was hearing him singing or whistling when he...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Cynthia and Douglas Ginn - IN

“Duane and Family, So sorry for the loss of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Erny & Bernie Cherbak & Boys ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Ernest Cherbak - Oliver Springs, TN

“sorry for your loss I heard him sing when I was much younger and keep your self safe and find joy in memories ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: jim perrin - cedar lake, IN

“Jim will forever be my favorite song leader. His smile and his "la de das" whenever he forgot the words always made me smile too. From my childhood...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Sandy MacFarlane - Crown Point, IN

“Our deepest sympathies on your loss. He always had a smile and a wave for his neighbors while out walking his dog, or driving through. We will...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Sandy and Tom Urbanczyk - IN

“Saddened by the loss of such a sweet man. He always had an encouraging word for anyone he came in contact with. Loved singing with him at Church and...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Sandy Brownd - Cedar Lake, IN

“My condolences to the family. HE may be gone in the physical being, but he does forever live in your hearts and minds. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Gloria Martindale - Richmond Hill, GA

“I will always remember Mr. Martin as kind and caring. He was always pleasant, friendly and cheerful. I will miss him. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Vic Babin - LaPorte, IN - Friend

“Sorry for your loss R.I.P.uuncle Jim ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Jeffrey Norman - crump, TN

“Forever in our hearts brother n law ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Teresa Copeland - Crown point, IN

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Jimmie D. Martin, age 80, of Cedar Lake passed away Sunday, December 18, 2016. He is survived by his son, Duane Martin; daughter, Dana Hammons; 5 grandchildren, Bryan, Andy, Blake, Alec and Karrah; great-grandson, William; brother, Bobbie (Glenda) Martin; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Helen.
Friends may meet with the family on Thursday, December 22, 2016 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Burdan Funeral Home 12901 Wicker Ave (corner of Rt 41 & 129th Ave) Cedar Lake. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm in the Burdan Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Burial will follow at German Methodist Cemetery, Cedar Lake.
Jimmie was retired from LTV Steel. He loved music, playing the piano, and singing and was the Music Director for the 1st Baptist Church of Cedar Lake for many years. Jimmie will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.