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Martha Jo Fraser

December 13, 2018

"Marty" 70, died unexpectedly on December 13, 2018. She was born in Monmouth, IL. Daughter of Raymond K. Fraser and Martha Tresham Fraser, both deceased. She worked for Helix Camera in Chicago for years. She also worked in the film industry on movies and commercials. She was credited in "The Blues Brothers" and worked on commercials starring Michael Jordan. Marty enjoyed reading, genealogy, and, recently, she was knitting sweaters for adopted greyhounds including her nephew's dog. She also enjoyed traveling in France with her sister, Anne, and house-sitting and cat-sitting for her sister, Fran. She was a wonderful aunt to her many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, and grand-nephews. She is survived by her sisters Anne (Gene) Koepke, Fran (Mark) Weisman, and her nrother Robert John Fraser (Sylena). A memorial service and interment of her ashes will be held in Monmouth in April. For information please call 847-685-1002 or visit

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