Martha Shinall

Martha Shinall

URBANA – Martha Shinall, 83, of Urbana passed away at 12:33 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 18, 2012) at Heartland Health Care in Decatur.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Martha was born July 6, 1929, in Clinton, Ind., to parents George and Susie (Norkus) Kuizinas.

She is survived by one son, John Quertermous (Sharon) of La Place; one daughter, Kathy Peterson (Richard) of Savoy; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one brother, Walter Kuizinas of Springfield.

Martha was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

Martha worked as a legal secretary for Staley's and at the University of Illinois Department of Specialized Care of Children.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Friendship Hill Retirement Village. Condolences may be offered online at