Roy J. Marti, age 85 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at his residence in Highland, IL.
He was born on Thursday, December 04, 1930, in Pierron, IL, the son of Joseph and Ida (nee Hirschi) Marti.
On Saturday, May 07, 1955, he married Leona C. Marti nee Lengermann at St. Paul Catholic Church, Highland, IL, who survives.
He was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church. He was also a member of Knight of Columbus Council #1510; Lee Iten Post #439, American Legion; member of the former Holy Name Society.
Roy was born near Pierron, IL. He attended Immaculate Conception School. He worked on the family farm and after his parents’ death, he operated the family farm until 1964. He worked for Bellm Freights. He started at St. Paul in 1970 as a Maintenance Manager of the Church and School. He retired with 24 years of service in 1994. In his retirement he worked for Koch Cleaners. He always had a big garden east of his house. He enjoyed woodworking, working puzzles. He traveled to over half of the U.S.A., enjoyed day trips, and a trip to Canada. He was a generous, honest, and loving family man. He enjoyed times with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Wife – Leona C. Marti, nee Lengermann, Highland, IL
Daughter – Linda M. Marti, Highland, IL
Daughter – Susan M. (Chris) Johnson, Valley Park, MO
Daughter – Karen M. (Mark) Senger, Springfield, IL
Daughter – Barbara A. (Mike) Plocher, Highland, IL
Daughter – Geralyn K. (Jon) Minton, Steeleville, IL
Son – Timothy J. (Barbara) Marti, Highland, IL
Grandchild – John R. (Kate) Senger, Springfield, IL
Grandchild – Julie A. (Aren) Dow, Decatur, IL
Grandchild – Kristine M. Plocher, Chicago, IL
Grandchild – Andrew M. Plocher, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Jay M. Johnson, Valley Park, MO
Grandchild – Matthew L. Minton, Springfield, IL
Grandchild – Scott W. Johnson, Valley Park, MO
Grandchild – Michael E. Minton, Steeleville, IL
Grandchild – Joseph M. Minton, Steeleville, IL
Grandchild – Lydia C. Marti, Highland, IL
Great Grandchild – Clara A. Dow, Decatur, IL
Great Grandchild – Nora C. Senger, Springfield, IL
Sister – Bernice Remmert, Carlyle, IL
Brother – Joseph Marti, Valencia, CA
Sister In-law – Loretta Marti, Highland, IL
Sister In-law – Dorothy Marti, Highland, IL
Brother In-law & Sister In-law – Joseph (Roberta) Lengermann, Washington, DC
He was preceded in death by:
Father – Joseph F. Marti
Mother – Ida T. Marti nee Hirschi
Son – Thomas G. Marti (Died 9-21-2012)
Brother & Sister In-law – Earl J. (Irma) Marti
Sister & Brother In-law – Pearl (Elmer) Ammann
Brother – Richard P. Marti
Brother – Robert L. “Bob” Marti
Sister In-law – Carolyn Marti
Brother In-law – Eugene Remmert
Brother In-law & Sister In-law – Tony (Eleanor) Lengermann
Sister In-law – Sister Julia Lengermann, ACS
Sister In-law & Brother In-law – Margaret (Al) Schomaker
Brother In-law & Sister In-law – Al (Catherine) Lengermann
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL and from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM on Friday, July 01, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, July 01, 2016, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL., with Rev. Father Pat G. Jakel, officiating.
Interment will be at Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul School Educational Foundation; St. Paul Catholic School; St. Paul Catholic Church.