STREATOR, Ill. - Martha "Marty" Cashmer, 72, died Oct. 19, 2006, at St. Mary's Hospital.
Born June 16, 1934, in Streator, to the late Edward and Sarah Trapp LePard, she attended Streator schools and retired after more than 30 years of service as a school bus driver from Woodland school. She was a member of the Cornell United Methodist Church and attended the Central Church of Christ.
On Jan. 1, 1958, she married Willard E. Cashmer, who preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 1986.
Three brothers, John LePard, Ed LePard and Harold LePard; and one sister, Anna Marie McFadden, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: three sons and two daughters-in-law, Bill and Wanda Cashmer of Sikeston, Mo., Ray Nicklin and Jim and Kelly Cashmer of Streator; one daughter and son-in-law, Deb and Bill Kelly of Streator; one brother, Bob LePard of Streator; one sister, Betty Hall of Streator; one sister-in-law and her husband, Ruth and Jim Fraher of Dwight; 11 grandchildren and seven great-
Services were conducted Sunday at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. The Rev. Mark Upchurch officiated.
Burial followed in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Pontiac.
Pallbearers were her nephews, Dave and Alan Hall; cousins, Jeff Davis and Brian Putman; and grandsons, Bill "Budzo" Cashmer, Justin and Jason Perry and friend, Tony Heinz.
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