Lavonne Martens


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Posted Online: Nov. 18, 2012, 8:13 pm
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Lavonne Anna "Bonnie" Martens, 81, of Savanna, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Mt. Carroll.

A funeral is at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Law-Jones, Savanna, with visitation 5-8 p.m. Tuesday.

Bonnie was born in 1931. She married Harry "Pete" Martens in 1947.

Survivors include her husband; daughter, Connie Bell (Steven); son, Tim (Susan); five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother, Bruce (Gloria) Kunde; and sister, Nancy (Carl) Gates.














 



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