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Obituaries

Diana L. Martin

Diana L. “Lynn” Martin, 72, Oregon, died on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 in Serenity Hospice & Home with her family by her side. 

Lynn was born on Sept. 20, 1946 in Oregon, the daughter of Harry A. and Marguerite (Bornemeier) Smith. 

She graduated from Oregon High School in the Class of 1964. 

Lynn married George “Bill” Martin on June 16, 2016 in Oregon.

She worked as a title searcher in real estate for Rockford Title Company and Northwest Title Company for many years. 

She was an avid gardener, loved mowing her lawn, crocheted many items for all new baby arrivals, loved four-wheeling, and spending the winters in Arizona.

Lynn is survived by her husband, Bill Martin, Oregon; two sons, Darryl Ehnen, Oregon, and Steven Ehnen, Dixon; a grandson, Devin Ehnen, Lawrence, Kansas, a great-grandson; two sisters: Iris O’Hare (Bernard) Empen, Forreston, and Beryl Blumeyer, Oregon.

Lynn was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Richard “Dick” Smith.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 2 p.m. at the Oregon VFW.

A memorial has been established to Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon.

Cremation rites have been accorded with Finch Funeral Home, 405 E. Hitt St., Mt. Morris.

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