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Frieda "Elfie" Martin

August 1, 1931 — June 2, 2021

Frieda "Elfie" Martin

MORTON — Frieda “Elfie” Martin, 89, of Morton, passed away on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria.

She was born on August 1, 1931, in Mattighofen, Austria. She married William R. Martin in Salzburg, Austria on March 1, 1952. He preceded her in death on December 10, 2006. She was also preceded in death by one granddaughter, Heidi Hoffman.

Surviving are her daughter, Linda (Roger) Hoffman of East Peoria; son Rob (Victoria Ann) Martin of Peoria; four grandchildren, Chris (Amanda) Martin, James (Lindsey) Hoffman, Kevin Hoffman, and Ashley (Josh) West; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Cremation rites will be accorded. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center. A private graveside burial of cremains will be held at Roberts Cemetery in Morton, with Pastor Pat Monroe officiating.

Memorials may be made to Lutheran Hillside Village Benevolent Fund.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

5:00 - 7:00pm

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center

140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, IL 61550

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