August 7, 1932 - July 29, 2021
Mary Ellen Martin, age 88, of St. Anne passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021 at her daughter's home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born August 7, 1932 in Kankakee, the daughter of Orville & Florence (Goodchild) Styck. Mary married LeRoy D. Martin on May 9, 1953 at St. Anne Presbyterian Church. He preceded her in death on August 28, 1968. Mary was an employee of McKibben Engineering in St. Anne, retiring in 1993. She had also worked at Beaupre and Sons Auto Dealership in St. Anne and on the family farm. Mary was a graduate of St. Anne High School. She enjoyed playing cards. She was well known in Kankakee County for her Goose Clothing that she made and for decorating cakes. Mary lived for her children and grandchildren and loved making them happy. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in St. Anne. Surviving are one son, Billy Martin of St. Anne; two daughters and one son-in-law, Debbie DuVall of Kankakee and Pamela & Timothy Pourroy of Maricopa, AZ; nine grandchildren, Mardi, Gia, Lesly, Nina, Kaley, James, Zachary, Jodi, and Chaz; fourteen great-grandchildren; two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Caryl & Bob Heusing of Des Moines, IA and Jeanne & Richard Boudreau of Chebanse; and one brother and sister-in-law, Wayne & Vickie Styck of Chillicothe. In addition to her husband, LeRoy Martin, Mary is preceded in death by her parents; one son, Bobby Martin; one grandson, Jonathan Martin; one son-in-law, Leroy DuVall; and three sisters, Sandra, Shirley, and Joyce. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of the 10:30 a.m. funeral service on Monday, August 2, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church in St. Anne. Rev. Mike Seed will officiate the service. Interment will follow at Kankakee Memorial Gardens in Aroma Township. Arrangements by Clancy-Gernon-Houk Funeral Home in St. Anne. Memorials may be made to Uplifted Care or First Presbyterian Church.
Mary Ellen Martin, age 88, of St. Anne passed away Thursday, July 29, 2021 at her daughter's home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born August 7, 1932 in Kankakee, the daughter of Orville & Florence (Goodchild) Styck. Mary married LeRoy... View Obituary & Service Information
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