Elaine B. Martin

March 25, 1929 ~ October 17, 2020 (age 91)




Elaine B. Martin

          Elaine B. Martin, age 91, of Walnut, died Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Heritage Health of Walnut.

          Elaine was born March 25, 1929 in Wyanet the daughter of Benjamin and Martha (Jensen) Behrens.  She married Howard Martin, Jr. on May 22, 1948 in Princeton.  He preceded her in death on May 10, 2000.  Elaine was a homemaker, was a member of Red Oak Church in Walnut, and enjoyed reading and cooking. 

          She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Scott) Rauh of DePue; her son, Jerry (Marjee) Martin of Peoria; four grandchildren, Dawn, Kelly, Stacy and Matthew; and seven great grandchildren.

          She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one sister; two brothers and one great granddaughter.

          A graveside service will be held Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Elm Lawn Cemetery in Princeton.

          A memorial has been established.

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