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Doris M. Martin

11/18/1935 - 1/29/2018

PEKIN ~ Doris Mae Martin, 82, of Pekin, passed away and went to her heavenly home at 3:56 p.m. Monday, January 29, 2018 at UnityPoint Health – Pekin.

Born November 18, 1935 in Pekin to Lawrence L. and Wilma (Russell) Fischer, she married Lyle James Martin on November 11, 1956 in Pekin.  He died on December 30, 1997.  She also was preceded in death by her parents; one sister and four brothers.

Surviving are five sisters, Barbara Fobar of Pekin, Clara Batterton of Marquette Heights, Phyllis Rowden of Pekin, Sandra Friedrich of Green Valley and Donna Green of Manito; three brothers, Russell Fischer of Orange City, Florida, Larry Fischer of Daytona Beach, Florida and Robert Fischer of Pensacola, Florida and many nieces and nephews.

A 1953 graduate of Pekin Community High School, Doris was retired from Pekin National Bank.

She enjoyed taking trips with her sisters, attending family get togethers, working crossword puzzles and playing Phase 10.

Doris was a member of Pekin Bible Church and the Walking Through the Faith Bible Class at the church.

Her graveside funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2018 at Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin.  Kenneth Ahten, Jr. will officiate.  There will be no visitation.  Arrangements are by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pekin Bible Church, 2405 Court Street, Pekin, Illinois 61554 or to Peoria Rescue Ministries, P.O. Box 837, Peoria, Illinois 61652-0837.

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