M. Jean Martin ALEDO, Illinois - M. Jean Martin, 76 of Aledo, Illinois died on Friday, August 15, 2008, at the Mercer County Hospital in Aledo. Funeral Service will be 10 am on Tuesday, August 19, 2008, at the Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm on Monday, August 18, 2008, at the funeral home. Memorials may be left to the St. Jude's Research Hospital or the American Heart Association. Mrs. Martin was born September 13, 1931, in Oneida, Illinois, a daughter of Claude and Dagmar Christianson Hagan. She graduated from Aledo High School in 1948. She was self-employed for many years in the restaurant business retiring in 1998. She was a former member of the former Aledo United Presbyterian Church, the New Boston Conservation Club and a lifetime member of the New Boston Museum. She is survived by five daughters, Roberta Luker of Seaton, Illinois, Jo Simpson of Spruce Pine, North Carolina; Gayla Spence of Little York, Illinois; Jane Kenney of Newton, Joy Coulter of Joy, Illinois; two sons, Michael Spence of Arizona and Rick Spence of Milan, Illinois; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two sis...[more]
s, Lucille Barr of Moline, Illinois; Donna Harmon of Aledo, Illinois; two brothers, Lee Hagan of Cary, Illinois and Dean Hagan of Davenport; and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and a brother.