MATTOON - Marietta Uphoff, 95, of Mattoon, passed away at 3:16 a.m. on February 18, 2013, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.
Funeral services honoring her life will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at the Schilling Funeral Home, 1301 Charleston Avenue, Mattoon, IL. Burial will follow at Dodge Grove Cemetery. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at the funeral home.
Marietta was born on March 5, 1917, in Coles County, IL, the daughter of Luther and Ella (Tracy) Kindel. She married Vernon E. Uphoff on September 21, 1935. He preceded her in death on March 15, 2004. Also preceding her in death were four brothers and three sisters.
Survivors include her three sons, Ronald V. (Darlene) Uphoff of Charleston, David M. (Carole) Uphoff of Chandler, AZ and James L. (Sue) Uphoff of Springfield, IL; grandchildren, Jon (Nikki) Uphoff of Charleston, IL, Linda (Bill) House of Mattoon, IL, Paul Uphoff of Charleston, IL, Philip (Stacey) Uphoff of Sullivan, IL, David (Tina) Uphoff of Humboldt, IL, Christina (Alan) Nees of Ashmore, IL, Lisa (Greg) Patterson of Mattoon, IL, Lisa (Brad) Cucio of Chandler, AZ and Mike (Kris) Goble of Charleston, IL. Also surviving are eighteen great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.
Marietta was a member of the Walnut Grove Christian Church.
Memorial donations in her honor may be made to the Macular Degeneration Association, P.O. Box 20256, Sarasota, FL 34276.
For further information, or online condolences see schillingfuneralhome.net.