The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Obituaries

May 4, 2013

Martha Louise Talbert

CHAMPAIGN — Martha Louise Talbert, 91, of Champaign and formerly of Danville, passed away at 12:25 a.m. Thursday May 2, 2013, at Bickford Cottage Assisted Living Facility in Champaign.

She was born Sept. 7, 1921, in Newell Township to William and Cora Linne Clapp.

She was married to Raymond Edward Talbert on Sept. 7, 1946, in State Line, Ind., Newell Township, Illinois. He preceded her in death on Aug. 15, 2000.

She is survived by her daughters Jane (Errold) Jackson of North Ft. Myers, Fla., and Judy (Chuck) Gillins of Villa Grove; a brother, Clarence “Pete” (Doris) Clapp of Las Vegas, Nev.; and her grandchildren, Jason and Justin Zander, Jack, Richard and James Lingrel, Angela Buchanan and Shaun and Timothy Gillins. She also is survived by her 19 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her two sisters, Ruth Roderick and Alice Cox; her three brothers, Frank, Henry and Arthur Clapp; and her infant son.

Martha was a valedictorian Bismarck High School 1939 graduate, and then chose to serve her country in the United States Navy from 1943-1946.

Martha worked in the shearing department at TeePak in Danville, from which she retired after 25 years. Martha also was a past member of State Line Methodist Church and the GAO Grotto Cauldron.

A service to celebrate the life of Martha Louise Talbert will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday May 8, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville. Pastor Stephen Diehl will officiate. Burial will follow at Walnut Corner Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted. A visitation will begin one hour prior to service Wednesday. Cremation rites will be accorded prior to the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project. Please join Martha’s family in sharing memories, photos, and video of her life through her tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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