James E. Martin
James E. Martin Jr. beloved husband of Janet nee Montgomery. Loving father of Shamus and Colin Martin. Dear brother of Maureen (Dr. William H.) Born, Melissa Flugum and John (Loren Girovich) Martin. Son-in-law of Sally Montgomery. Brother-in-law of Judy (Robert)Rose, Joan Montgomery, Jill (Todd) Wright and Peter (Barbie) Montgomery. Uncle Jimmy of many nieces and nephews. Jim was an avid fisherman who volunteered at 'Fishing Has No Boundaries.' A Memorial Party will be scheduled at a later date.

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Published by Chicago Tribune on Feb. 21, 2021.
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We are so sorry for your loss, we will keep Jim and family in our prayers RIP
Phil & Beverly O'Connor
February 24, 2021
Mike and Sue
February 23, 2021
We are so sorry for your family's loss. Jim had so many friends who will miss him dearly. He was great to work with and fun to spend time with. We are blessed to have known him. God be with you All.
Mike and Sue McHale
February 23, 2021
My sympathy to you Jan, and the boys. Jim was a great friend since we were just little boys, and been through a lot together. He was always my best neighborhood friend. I will miss him. May he rest in peace.
Joe Sobey
February 22, 2021
Janet , Shamus,Colin
My deepest Condolences to you all
My prayers are with you May God Bless you
Mary and son Michael
February 21, 2021
My sincere condolences to all the family and friends that knew him.
Jim was a great friend to everyone he met. He will be sorely missed.
May he Rest In Peace
Bill Kissane
Friend
February 21, 2021
Darlene and I extend our condolences....
dave defabio
February 20, 2021
Jan, we wish you and the boys our deepest condolences with love, Ron, Laura, and Cory
Ron Voss
February 19, 2021
One of the best people ever and his entire family. In the 8th grade there was good old fashioned sleepover at his parents place. The WGN movie was The D.I. starring Jack Webb and we were all a young bunch of Prussing Elementary school boys. I will never forget Jimmy. Best angler too.
George Kevorkian
February 19, 2021
I am sorry Jan. My condolences to you and the family
Gircel Cunningham,
February 19, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of Jim´s passing. I know your heart is breaking. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Jan Stover
February 19, 2021
Our deepest sympathies to your family Jan.
Jose Limson
February 19, 2021
My sincere condolences to the Martin / Born family.  Jimmy had a good heart and always the first to help when needed. I'll always remember the good times we had and the Hayward Wisconsin fishing trip. May Jimmy rest in Peace.
Seth E Perl
February 19, 2021
He and Jan helped me get to work through a snowstorm some years ago. He trudged through knee high drifts to help me get to their car My heart goes out to the whole family.
Gail walker
February 18, 2021