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Martha J. Taylor


Martha J. Taylor, 72, of Roseville, died at 6 p.m., Friday Sept. 11, 2009, at the Roseville Country Manor, Roseville.


She was born Monday, Sept. 28, 1936 in Avon, the daughter of Max and Mildred Farrar Bond. She married Warren Taylor on Nov. 18, 1956 at the Roseville United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Roseville; one daughter, Kathy (Steve) Weston, Hamilton, Mont.; one son, Mike (Lori) Taylor, Roseville; grandchildren Chrissy (Jeremy) Russell, Sciota, Tanya (Jason) Blakeman, Monmouth, Ryan and Matthew Turley, both of Hamilton, Mont.; great-grandchildren Colton, Sophia, Kaden, Roy, Marley and Cooper; step great-grandchildren Shane Pinson, Peoria, Brad (Niki) Weston, Hamilton, Mont., Melissa (Matt) MacDonald, Denver, Colo.; and her mother Mildred Bond, Macomb.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Martha was raised in the Roseville community area where she has lived her entire life. She graduated from Roseville High School in 1954. She worked at the Axline Drug Store and she was the Roseville High school secretary and unit school secretary for a total of 37 years; after retirement she worked at Bob’s T.V. for several years. She and her husband sold Holland Grills where she was the number one salesman. They together started the Illinois Senior Wellness Group. She worked on the Chamber of Commerce, volunteered at the Roseville Nursing Home, was a member of the senior bowling league and a member of the Raritan Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling and loved to have animals around, especially her dog, Cuddles.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, at the Corman Memorial Home, Roseville. 

Burial will be in the Roseville Memorial Park Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, Sept. 15, 2009, at Corman’s, Roseville.

Memorials may be made to the Raritan Baptist Church and or Roseville Ambulance Service. Please sign the guestbook at

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