Martha  Hargan


Martha Hargan, 89, of Catlin, passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at her home. Martha was born Feb. 6, 1930, in Danville, the daughter of William and Mary Helen (Schecter) Owens. Martha married the love of her life on May 24, 1950, Earl G. Hargan, he preceded her in death in 2010.
Martha is survived by her children, Glenda (Bob Alexander) Hargan of Danville, Tara Hargan of St. Joseph, Kathleen (Mark) Estock of Auburn, Marilee (Craig) DeArmond of Danville and Rosalie (Evan) Dowers of St. Joseph;, nine grandchildren, Athena Huckaby of Las Cruces, N.M., Hallie (Danny) Bilbrey of Pawnee, Joseph Estock of Delaware, Ohio, Samuel and Abbey Rose Estock of Auburn, Paul DeArmond of Danville, Dutch Dowers of Champaign, Benjamin Dowers of Minot, N.D. and Dezarae Dowers of St. Joseph; and two great-grandchildren, Hank and Ava Bilbrey.
Martha was a Diploma RN graduate from Lakeview School of Nursing. She loved working with her patients at the Danville VA and Dwight VA.
Martha was full of life and proud of her family. She was on a bowling team, loved to dance, and enjoyed spending time with friends. Whether she was entertaining or fishing, traveling or mushrooming with her husband she loved talking to people. Martha enjoyed playing the piano and she loved all her animals.
A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday Sept. 10, 2019, from 4-7 p.m. A Celebration of Martha's Life will be held at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Georgetown, Ill., 200 E. West St., on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery. Please join Martha's family in sharing memories on her tribute wall at
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Published on September 7, 2019
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Nancy Holman Brumfield
Sep 08, 2019
My condolences to the family for your loss of such a beautiful woman inside and out.
I grew up with this wonderful family and have many great memories of being in 4H with Mrs Hargan as my advisor.
I’m sad to to not be able to attend the services as I recently moved to Florida but I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers🙏🏼