Martin C. Puyear
Born: May 24, 1940; Princeton
Died: June 12, 2021; Princeton
PRINCETON – Martin C. Puyear, 81, of Princeton, Illinois passed away Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Aperion Care Nursing Home, Princeton.
He was born May 24, 1940, in Princeton, Illinois, the son of Robert Thomas and Lucy Eleanor (Stoner) Puyear.
Martin married Donna Hartman in 1965. She preceded him in death. .
He is survived by four siblings, Fran Little of Earlville, Illinois, Tamera (Barry) Tuft of Rockford, Illinois, Thomas Puyear of Tiskilwa, Illinois, and Donald (Doreen) Puyear of Wyanet, Illinois; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He also was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Roberta Muldoon and Eleanor Lyons; and two brothers-in-law.
Martin worked at Jostens for over 30 years, where he was a tool and die maker. He enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, and his cats.
Martin served in the United States Navy.
Cremation rites will be accorded, and a private family service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be directed to Friends of Strays, Princeton in his memory.
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Published by Bureau County Republican on Jun. 16, 2021.