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Martin E. Powers

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 9th, 2012

Martin E. Powers
AMBOY - Martin "Marty" E. Powers, 55, of Amboy, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Amboy Rehab and Nursing Center.

Funeral services were held on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, beginning with a 10 a.m., prayer service in the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy, followed by a 10:30 a.m., Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick Church in Amboy with the Rev. Msgr. Thomas Bales, Pastor, officiating. Cremation followed with burial of cremains at St. Patrick Cemetery in Amboy at a later date. Visitation was held on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 3 until 7 p.m., in the funeral home with the Rosary recited at 7 p.m.

Mr. Powers was born Sept. 20, 1957, in Amboy, the son of James and Elaine (Stephenitch) Powers.

Survivors include his father; sisters, Diane (Terry Wolber) Powers of Amboy, Judith (Sam) Jones of Amboy, Linda (Eli) Riley of Franklin Grove, and Ann (Derrek) Barlow of Sublette; one brother, Dean (Mandy) Powers of Amboy; several nieces and nephews, Kaylee Jo Jones, Tyson Powers, Mallory Powers, Cameron Riley, Evan Riley, Ashton Riley, Brandon Barlow, Carley Barlow, Brittany Barlow and Carson Barlow.

Marty was preceded in death by his mother.

He graduated from Amboy High School Class of 1975. He enjoyed golfing and attending his nieces' and nephews' activities.

He had worked several jobs before becoming a self-employed painter.

He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Amboy.

A memorial has been established.

Condolences may be sent online at www.thejonesfh.com.

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