Martin C. Puyear
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.
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Martin was a caring husband to my sister Donna especially when she was ill. He knew a little about everything and was a interesting person and a great husband. May he rest in peace!
Ed and Melody Hartman
June 22, 2021
Martin was a nice man and we all will miss him.
Linda Mullin Smith
June 21, 2021
Uncle Martin was such a kind uncle. He took such great care of Aunt Donna during her horrible bouts with cancer. May he Rest In Peace.
Brenda Shaw Wrobleski
June 17, 2021
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