Bernadine Marteness Obituary

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Bernadine L. Marteness

January 13, 1928 - January 1, 2014
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Bernadine L. Marteness, age 85 of Green Valley, formerly of Morton, passed away and went to be with the Lord Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014 at 3:18 p.m. at Mason City Area Nursing Home in Mason City. She was born Jan. 13, 1928 in Peoria to Cleo and Mamie (Hodson) Stout. She married Marion "Sonny" Marteness June 11, 1948 in East Peoria. He passed away Feb. 26, 2010 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two sisters: Dorothy King and Elsie Stout. Survivors include one son, Clifton (Linda Yerby) Marteness of Peoria, one daughter, Diane (Jerry) Sassman of Green Valley, nine grandchildren: Michael, Michelle, Sara, Jason,...
Bernadine L. Marteness, age 85 of Green Valley, formerly of Morton, passed away and went to be with the Lord Wednesday Jan. 1, 2014 at 3:18 p.m. at Mason City Area Nursing Home in Mason City.

She was born Jan. 13, 1928 in Peoria to Cleo and Mamie (Hodson) Stout. She married Marion "Sonny" Marteness June 11, 1948 in East Peoria. He passed away Feb. 26, 2010 in Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two sisters: Dorothy King and Elsie Stout.

Survivors include one son, Clifton (Linda Yerby) Marteness of Peoria, one daughter, Diane (Jerry) Sassman of Green Valley, nine grandchildren: Michael, Michelle, Sara, Jason, Bradley, Joe, Amanda, Heather, Brandon, fifteen great-grandchildren, one sister, Delores Danz of Hillpoint, Wis, and several nieces and nephews.

Bernadine was a Computer Operator in the parts department for 37 years at Caterpillar, Inc., Morton, retiring in the early 1980's.

She was a Charter Member at Bethany Missionary Church in East Peoria where she was also the church organist and pianist. She last attended Sand Ridge Community Church in Topeka, IL. She also volunteered her time at the South Side Mission.

Bernadine enjoyed working in her beautiful flower beds, sewing and music. She was a wonderful, loving mother, always willing to help someone in need. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Wednesday Jan. 8, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services.

Burial will be in Hillcrest Memory Gardens in Morton.

Memorials may be made to Bethany Missionary Church, the , or the South Side Mission.

Please view Bernadine's obituary online at www.RemmertFuneralHome.com

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