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Leona Martin
Leona Marie Beaston Martin
Leona Marie Beaston Martin, 83, of East Moline, Ill., died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorffollowing a battle with cancer.

A service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt.

Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.

Visitation is 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

Leona was born April 7, 1929, in Hannibal, Mo., to Walter A. and Jesse M. Grawe. She married Daniel E. Beaston June 11, 1949. He died Nov. 5, 1973. She married Charlie Martin June 8, 2001.

Leona enjoyed traveling, music, gardening, sewing and cooking.

Surviving are her husband; children, LaDonna (Hadley) Heater of Mount Joy, Daniel Beaston of DeWitt, Carolyn Beaston-Gauhgan of Rockford, Ill., Roberta Burgess and Micheal (Patty) Beaston of DeWitt, Diana (Doug Cole) Seals of Davenport, David Beaston of Bettendorf and Randy (Kelly) Beaston of LeClaire; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and step-children, Charles "Rusty" Martin, Vonnie Lindstrom and Mary Martin.

Leona also was preceded in death by a son and a sister.

Condolences may be expressed and photo tribute viewed at www.schultzfuneral homes.com.

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