Martell, Jose S. Loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away April 25, 2013. He was born July 27, 1944 in Mexico to Jose Martel Chavez and Ernestina Sandoval. He devoted his life to his family who he dearly loved. Jose was a U.S. Army
Veteran in the Vietnam War
. He is survived by his wife, Roberta; his children, Jose (Michelle) and Claudia; grandchildren, Gabriel, Cynthia, Tony, Alex, Nina and Carlos; a great-granddaughter, Andrea; a host of other family members and friends. A celebration of Jose's life will begin with visitation Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at James' from 5-8pm with funeral service on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at James' at 10am. Interment will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL. James Funeral Service is serving the family 630-851-6503.