Martin M. Joo, 65 passed away at 8:00am Friday, August 28, 2020 in Hospice House after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born on July 20, 1955 in South Bend to William and Irene (Bubelenyi) Joo. On August 22, 2001 he married the former Karen Carney who survives along with their son Curtis Joo and his children Melissa (Eric) Kaser, and Chris Joo, three grandchildren Brandyn, Amanda, and Jada, two great-grandchildren, a sister Maryjane (Frank) Rotge and two special lifelong friends Robert Hollars and Larry McMillen. Martin was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters Barbara Ziegler and Nancy Hoover and a brother William J. Joo.
Martin was employed as a tree trimmer for 22 years and also worked with wroth iron railings for 15 years. He was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather who collected unique treasures. He was an amazing and selfless dad who was always there for us kids. Even through cancer and other things, he still made time for things and pushed himself. His family meant everything to him. He was a strong, hardworking man that we all looked up to.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00pm Sunday, September 13, 2020 in Clay Park. Zahoran Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. To leave an online condolence, visit our website www.zahoran.com or our facebook page Zahoran Funeral Home.
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