Roberta “Jean” Martin, 86, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Golden Years Homestead, Fort Wayne. Born in Stockton, California, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Sutton) Mattis. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Among her many loves was her dog, Raymie.

She is survived by her children, John Martin of Angola, Cathy (Karla Ueber) Martin of Harlan, Cheryl Gros of Woodburn, Cindy Baker of Auburn, Julie (Kevin) Holle and Robert (Dawn) Martin both of Fort Wayne; 17 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Walter; daughter, Mary Martin Ham; and sister, Emma Lou Hindle.

Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m., Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 943 Powers St., New Haven with visitation one hour prior to service. Father Bill Sullivan officiating. Burial in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, New Haven. Preferred memorials to Masses or St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Haven.

POSTED: 06/29/17 at 9:51 am. FILED UNDER: Obits