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Thelma C. Martin

April 17, 1944 ~ March 23, 2017 (age 72)

   Thelma C. Martin, 72, of Quincy, died at 10:51 p.m. Thursday (March 23, 2017) at Sunset Home.

   Born April 17, 1944, in Adams County, Illinois, Thelma was the daughter of Arthur and Mary Dehart Martin.

   Thelma was a graduate of Payson-Seymour High School and received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Illinois.  She enjoyed doing genealogy and the Civil War Roundtable.

   Thelma had worked for the state of New Mexico doing social work and then worked as an RN at the Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico, for 20 years until her retirement.

   Survivors include three sisters, Nellie Martin of Quincy, Mary Lou Venvertloh (Richard) of Quincy and Sally Gusewelle of Highland, IL; two brothers, Dale Martin of Athens, IL and Robert "Bob" Martin (Mary Jo) of Peoria; a sister-in-law, Betty Martin; and several loving nieces and nephews.

   Thelma was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Arthur Martin Jr and Earl Walter Martin; and one sister, Margaret Handrich.

   Cremation services are in the care of the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.  No services are planned at this time.

   Memorials may be made to the Dehart Cemetery.
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