ST. JOHN, IN - Martin J. Richwalski, age 87 of St. John passed away March 6, 2018. Beloved husband of Donna (nee Pilsitz) for 62 years. Loving father of Laurie (Jack) Schroeder, Patti (Dave) Foley, Barbara (John Smith, fiancé) Bohling, and Daniel Richwalski. Cherished grandfather of Phillip (Shelia) and Matthew Schroeder, Jonathan Bohling, and Robert Richwalski. Dearest great grandfather of Hannah and Brady White. Dear brother of Mary Ann (late Frank) Gawel and brother in law of Edmund (late Joan) Banach. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents Martin and Veronica (nee Mech) and niece Carol Jakubowicz. Veteran of the United States Air Force. Martin was a retired employee of Nipsco with 36 years of dedicated service. He was an avid horse racing enthusiast and loved his trips to Las Vegas and the boats.
Visitation Friday, March 9, 2018 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral Services Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. from the ELMWOOD FUNERAL CHAPEL, 11300 W. 97th LN. (1/2 block west of US 41/Wicker Ave. at 97th LN.) St. John to St. John the Evangelist Church - Day Chapel (Corner of 93rd and 41). Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 a.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls or St. John the Evangelist Church preferred. For more information 219-365-3474 or www.elmwoodchapel.com.