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Martha F. Stanczak Martha F. Stanczak, 80, entered into her new life, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Woodstock. She was born Feb. 28, 1932, to Edwin and Frances M. Bay in Springfield, IL. With a kind and giving nature, Martha enjoyed volunteering and was active with several organizations including the Sandpipers Newcomers Community Group in Florida, Tri Delt sorority, the philanthropic educational group, P.E.O., as well as her church. She loved to entertain for friends, was known for baking pies, and loved a good game of bridge. Martha had also attended Knox College in Galesburg, IL. She was a loving mother to Sandra L. (Jim) Meyer, Janet E. (Tom) Powell and David B. (Sue) Lundeen; devoted grandmother to Brian (Kayla) Meyer, Michael Meyer, Julie (Luke) Kyle, Jennifer Powell, Ashley Powell, Brandy Lundeen and Dalton Lundeen; great-grandmother to Payton, Liam, Gavin and Lily; and close to brother, Donald (Joan) Bay; she had many adoring nieces and nephews. Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Lundeen, whom she married in December 1951; her second husband, Stanley Stanczak, whom she married in July 1976; and her first child, infant baby Mark. There will be a memorial service and celebration of Martha's life on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake, from 2 to 6 p.m., with a service at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Martha's name to either the at http://www.lung.org/donate/, the P.E.O. Foundation for Education at https://donations.peointernational.org or to Martha's church in Florida, Christ Presbyterian Church, 3115 Dryer Ave., Largo, FL 33770. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.davenportfamily.com or for information, call the funeral home at 815-459-3411.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Nov. 11 to Nov. 18, 2012
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