Martin Andrew Nelson Jr., age 75, of Round Lake Beach, died Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at Condell Medical Center, Libertyville.
He was born April 27, 1935 in Chicago to Martin A. Sr. and Cora W. Nelson. On June 22, 1957 he married Lorraine C. Lange in Chicago.
Formerly of Chicago, Martin had lived in Round Lake Beach since 1973. He was employed as a bricklayer for Hodsco of Wheeling, retiring as a foreman after 43 years.
He was an avid bowler, loved sports, especially his favorite teams, the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears, and enjoyed watching Tiger Woods play golf.
Survivors include a son, Martin A. (Norma) Nelson III of Round Lake Park; two grandsons, Richard Nelson of Round Lake Park, Martin A. Nelson IV of Round Lake Park; a sister, Corraine (Robert) Pflug of Mundelein; and two brothers, Richard (Mary) Nelson of Round Lake Beach, Lance (Kathy) Nelson of Austin, Tx.
He was preceded in death by his wife Lorraine on January 3, 2008; his parents; and a brother, Patrick.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, September 3, 2010, at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 W. North Rosedale Court, Round Lake, Il 60073.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 4, at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Avon Centre Cemetery, Grayslake, IL.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, his family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association.
For information, please call the funeral home at 847-546-3300, or send an on-line condolence to the family at www.justenfh.com.