Obituary: Martin A. Esboldt

March 21, 1970 – December 31, 2019

Martin A. Esboldt 49, of Mitchell, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at IU Health Bedford Hospital.

Born March 21, 1970, in East Chicago, Indiana, he was the son of Bernard and Arlene (Kocur) Esboldt. He graduated Munster High School Class of 1990 and was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mitchell.

Surviving are his parents, Bernard and Elizabeth Esboldt; two step-siblings, Joshua Shope and Samantha (Jay) Modi; niece and nephew, Samir and Divyana; cousins, Rob Esboldt and Donald Wheatcraft; aunts, Sue Esboldt and Sharon Cook; and uncles, Martin (Sandi) Homan and David (Patti) Homan.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Arlene; sister, Karen Sue Esboldt; uncle, Robert Esboldt; aunt, Sharon Esboldt; grandparents, Emmett and Celia Esboldt, and Walter and Esther Kocur.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on January 6, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Mitchell with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating. Burial will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The Rosary will be prayed at 10:30 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Men’s Warming Shelter or the Muscular Dystrophy Association and online condolences may be sent to the family at