Vaughn P. Martino
Vaughn P. Martino
  • September 16, 1942 - August 6, 2014
  • Congerville, Illinois

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Congerville - Vaughn P. Martino, 71, of Congerville, passed away at 7:07 p.m. on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at his residence.

His graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 11, 2014 at Imhoff Cemetery in Congerville with Pastor Thomas Wirsing officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the start of the service at the cemetery in Congerville. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to The Congerville Fire and Rescue Department.

Vaughn was born on September 16, 1942 in Bloomington, a son to Peter and Wilhelmina Siebert Martino. He married Diane Abbott. She survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Staci (Rodney) Price of Clinton; grandson, Austin Wickenhauser of Clinton; step-grandson, Nick (Victoria) Price of Clinton and mother, Wilhelmina Martino of Congerville.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Vaughn retired after 40 years of service as a tool and die maker at Caterpillar in East Peoria.

He proudly served his country in the National Guard. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Bloomington.

He lived on the family farm that has been in the family since 1869. He enjoyed spending time with his grandson, Austin, restoring antique Ford tractors, and working on cars.

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