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Susan Larraine (Keely) Martin

May 15, 1953 ~ March 8, 2020 (age 66)


Susan Larraine Martin, 66, of Colona, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2020 at her home.

Cremations rites will be accorded.  As per her wishes, there will be no services.  Sullivan-Ellis Mortuary, Ltd., East Moline, is assisting the family.

Susan Larraine Keely was born May 15, 1953 in Moline; the second child of George and Delores Louella (Hiatt) Keely.  Susan married Billy Martin April 7, 2001 in Colona.   She was employed by Henry County Home Care as a Certified Nurse’s Aide and Homemaker last working in 1999.  Susan was a member of the former Beautiful Savior Church, Missouri Synod Lutheran.  She loved sewing clothes and window treatments.  She enjoyed making quilts for family members, and crocheting.  Susan also enjoyed camping, fishing, and reading.  She was a wonderful cook.  Sue was kind and welcoming to every person she encountered and never met a stranger.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Billy Martin, Colona, her children, Melanie (Richard) Sellers, Colona, Kimberly DeKoster, Silvis, and Timothy DeKoster, Richland, WA,  step-children,  Billy Justin (Robin) Martin,  Moline, and Tina M. (Butch) Ables, Colona, grandchildren, Adrien DeKoster, Silvis, Seth Sellers, Colona, and brother, William Keely, Colona.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Delores Keely.


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