Patricia L. (Bowman) Martin

March 16, 1929 ~ August 6, 2019 (age 90)


Patricia L. Martin, 90, of Angola, Indiana, passed away  peacefully in her sleep at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, August 6, 2019.

She was born on March 16, 1929 in Daleville, Indiana to Errett and Katie (Boldt) Bowman.  Patricia received her Bachelor’s Degree from Ball State University and her Master’s Degree from Saint Frances University.  

She married Ralph H. Martin on September 6, 1952.

Patricia was an elementary school teacher and taught school in Fort Wayne, at Scott Center in Steuben County, Hendry Park Elementary School in Angola and Pleasant Lake Elementary School where she retired from.

She was a member of the Angola Christian Church, Psi Iota Xi Sorority, Angola Garden Club and a 50 plus year member of the Order of Eastern Star.  Patricia was an avid bridge player and enjoyed playing in several clubs.  Most of all she loved spending time with her family.

Surviving are her four sons, Michael Jay (Cynthia) Martin of Indianapolis, David Bruce (Patricia) Martin of Angola, Steven Harold (Kelly) Martin of Indianapolis and Jeffrey Bowman (Wendy) Martin of Angola; brother, William (Barbara) Bowman of Anderson and sister-in-law, Mary Lou Johns of The Villages, Florida.  Also surviving are her 9 grandchildren, Phillip Michael Martin, Patrick Daniel Martin, Stephanie Marie Frederick, Trevor David Martin, Alexandra Rae Martin, Andrea Nicole Martin, Natalie Louise Martin, Zane Jeffrey Martin and Lydia Elaine Martin and three great-grandchildren, Zoey Alexandra Martin Frederick, Aiden Thomas Frederick and Sydney Eleanor Martin.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband of 56 years, Ralph H. Martin on January 28, 2008.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana with John Coney Minister officiating.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the funeral home prior to the service.

Burial will be in Circle Hill Cemetery, Angola, Indiana.

Memorials in Patricia’s memory may be made to the Angola Christian Church or to the Angola Garden Club.

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August 10, 2019

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Funeral Service
August 10, 2019

11:00 AM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703


Angola Christian Church
1297 N 200 W, Angola, IN 46703,
Tel: 260-665-3815

Angola Garden Club

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