January 04, 1930 – December 27, 2018
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Eileen M. Martin, nee Brucer, age 88, of Lansing, IL, born January 4, 1930, in Chicago, IL, passed away in Mesa, AZ, on Thursday, December 27, 2018, to join in eternal rest with her loving husband Vernon C. Martin. Devoted mother of 3 daughters Linda (Mark) Jeske, Gail (Gregory) Howard, and Dawn (Nelson) McIlveen. Proud grandmother of Jason Howard, Brad (Leah) Howard, Alex ( Delphine) McIlveen, Dana (Shawn) Matturro, Nicole McIlveen, Corey (Caitlyn) McIlveen; great-grandmother of Braden, Preston, Skye, Conner, and Irelynn. Dearest sister of 2 brothers and one sister. Kind aunt to many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents John and Bessie Brucer; 2 brothers John Brucer and George Brucer and one sister Joanne Alexander.
Visitation Friday, January 18, 2019, from 3:00pm until the time of the funeral service at 6:00pm at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Ln. (Rt.30/Pleasant Springs Ln.) Dyer, IN, with Pastor Matt Reece officiating. A private burial service will take place on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery in Worth, IL.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Village Church, 14849 93rd Ave., Dyer, IN 46311.