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Martha Hargan

February 6, 1930 ~ September 6, 2019 (age 89)


Martha Hargan, 89, of Catlin passed away on Friday September 6, 2019 at her home. Martha was born February 6, 1930 in Danville, Illinois the daughter of William and Mary Helen (Schecter) Owens. Martha married the love of her life on May 24, 1950 Earl G. Hargan, he preceded her in death in 2010.

Martha is survived by her children, Glenda (Bob Alexander) Hargan of Danville, Tara Hargan of St. Joseph, Kathleen (Mark) Estock of Auburn, Marilee (Craig) DeArmond of Danville and Rosalie (Evan) Dowers of St. Joseph, nine grandchildren, Athena Huckaby of Las Cruces, NM, Hallie (Danny) Bilbrey of Pawnee, IL, Joseph Estock of Delaware, OH, Samuel and Abbey Rose Estock of Auburn, Paul DeArmond of Danville, Dutch Dowers of Champaign, Benjamin Dowers of Minot, ND and Dezarae Dowers of St. Joseph, two great grandchildren, Hank and Ava Bilbrey.

Martha was a Diploma RN graduate from Lakeview School of Nursing.  She loved working with her patients at the Danville VA. and Dwight VA.

Martha was full of life and proud of her family. She was on a bowling team, loved to dance, enjoyed spending time with friends. Whether she was entertaining or fishing, traveling or mushrooming with her husband she loved talking to people. Martha enjoyed, playing the piano and she loved all her animals. 

A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday September 10, 2019 from 4-7pm. A Celebration of Martha’s Life will be held at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Georgetown, Illinois 200 East West Street on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 10 am. Burial will follow at Mt. Pisgah cemetery. Please join Martha’s family in sharing memories on her tribute wall at


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September 10, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sunset's Houghton-Leasure Funeral Chapel
200 E. West Street
Georgetown, , IL 61846

Funeral Service
September 11, 2019

10:00 AM
Sunset's Houghton-Leasure Funeral Chapel
200 E. West Street
Georgetown, , IL 61846

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