1967 Sally 2014

Sally Achterberg

December 6, 1967 — November 3, 2014

Sally K. Martin Achterberg
East Peoria- Sally K. Martin Achterberg, 46, of East Peoria passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer at 5:51 pm on Monday, November 3, 2014 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.

She was born on December 6, 1967 in Peoria, IL a daughter to James and Helen Woertz Martin. She married Scott Achterberg on August 30, 1991 in Peoria, IL.

Surviving are two sons, Jake and Heathe Achterberg of East Peoria; one daughter, Ledy Carm of East Peoria; her parents, James and Helen Martin of Eureka; and five brothers, Jim Martin of Longmont, CO; Tim (Linda) Martin of Eureka; Tom Martin of Highland Park; Dennis (Lori) Martin of Redmond, OR; and David (Bonnie) Martin of Newman, GA.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

Sally was a loving mother and a devoted employee at OSF Healthcare and St. Jude Children's Hospital. She and her dad were successful at showing Tennessee Walking Horses in several states. Sally was also very creative and loved making craft items and staging homes for showings. She especially enjoyed family gatherings and was looking forward to the holidays with her family.

Her home church was the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 8, 2014. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-7 pm on Friday at the Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke and from 9-9:45 am on Saturday at the church. Burial will be in the Goodfield-Congerville Apostolic Christian Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sally Martin Achterberg Trust for her children or to the Eureka Apostolic Christian Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.knappjohnsonharris.com.

Her family is thankful and appreciative of the love, support, and generosity from her home church and the community.


NOV 7. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

Funeral Services

NOV 8. 10:00 AM (CST)

Roanoke Apostolic Christian Church
Roanoke, IL

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