Pearl Louise (Martin) Urfer

Born: Sun., Nov. 28, 1937
Died: Thu., Jun. 8, 2017


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Mon., Jun. 12, 2017
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

1:00 PM Mon., Jun. 12, 2017
Location: Pulliam Funeral Home

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Louise Urfer, 79, of Yale, IL went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday June 8, 2017 at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, IL.

Born November 28, 1937 in Jasper County, IL she was the daughter of Charley and Edna (Miller) Martin. In September of 1967 she married Delmar Lee Urfer who survives.

Louise was a retired elementary school teacher. She had taught at Buckley, IL and Willow Hill, IL and had received her teaching degree from Eastern Illinois University in 1960. Louise was a farmer’s wife; a member of the New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church aka Old Hickory Church rural Yale, IL; a graduate of the Newton Township High School Class of 1956 and a member of the Willow Hill Ruritan Club. Louise loved to read, work in the garden and was a very good seamstress.

Survivors include her husband Delmar Urfer, Yale, IL; one son Randy Urfer, Willow Hill, IL; two daughters and a son-in-law Diana and Craig Boyd, Hutsonville, IL, Mary Rogers, Brazil, IN; four grandchildren Patrick T. Boyd, Alexander E. Boyd, Timothy Charles Rogers and Aaron Michael Rogers. Louise is also survived by four sisters and brothers-in-law Juanita Martin, Yale, IL, Joyce and Ivan Bennett, Casey, IL, Betty and Jack Huber, Yale, IL and Pat and Jim Bowen, Yale, IL, along with several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Celebration of Louise’s Life will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Monday June 12, 2017 at Pulliam Funeral Home Oblong, IL. Burial will follow in Mound Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Monday June 12, 2017 at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church/aka Old Hickory Church rural Yale, IL. Envelopes available at or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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Ken and Betty Albrecht
   Posted Sun June 11, 2017
Delmer, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May Gods peace, as only he can give it, be with you.

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