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Martin Von Holten - 91

9/15/1928 - 9/27/2019
Walnut, IL
WALNUT — Martin R. Von Holten, 91, died at his home on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. Martin was born Sept. 15, 1928, in Tampico, the son of Christ and Molly (Whyte) Von Holten. He married Mary Cheryl Swanson on Dec. 11, 1955, in Rock Falls. Martin farmed in the Tampico and Walnut area his entire life. He served his country in the U.S. Army. Martin enjoyed woodworking, and working in his yard and garden. He served on the Bureau County Farm Bureau Board and the Bureau Service Board. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Ohio, and served on the Church Board. Survivors include, his wife Mary Cheryl of Walnut; two sons, Chris (Julie) Von Holten of Walnut and Dale (Nancy) Von Holten of Bloomington; four grandchildren, Molly Von Holten of Austin, Texas, Joseph Von Holten of Red Rock, Ariz., Kyle (Jennifer) Von Holten of Mt. Prospect and Nicholas Von Holten of Bloomington. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Mary Wuebben and Ruth in infancy. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the First Lutheran Church in Ohio, Ill. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. with Pastor Gene Vincent officiating. Burial will follow at the Walnut Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established. Arrangements were completed by the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut. Online condolences may be left at

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