Martha had worked at Schnucks Market before retirement.
She was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 25 years, Gerald L. Corwin, whom she married on November 11, 1972, and who died on October 11, 1997; her parents, Frank and Edna L., nee Griesbaum, Grimmer; four brothers, Franklin (Violet), Joseph, David (Frances), and Daniel (Juanita) Grimmer; five sisters, Janet (Robert) Rujawitz, Helen (Wib) Schmellmeyer, Virginia (Arnie) Wild, Lucille (George) Alexander, and Dorothy (James) Tiemann; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Grimmer.
Surviving are two daughters, Dawn Geshwender of Allen, TX, and Michelle (Michael) Robertson of St. Louis, MO; a son, Kevin (Sue) Geshwender of Barrington, IL; five grandchildren, Beth, Sarah, and Bill Geshwender, and Jacob and Charley Robertson; two great-grandchildren, Sadie Marie Robertson, and Ezekiel “Zeke” William Geshwender; a sister, Marjorie (Robert) Calhoun of Belleville, IL; a brother, Harlan Grimmer of Powder Springs, GA; two sisters-in-law, Ann Grimmer of St. Louis, MO, and Pam (Rick) Haag of California; and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American Stroke Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Private visitation will be held Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Private funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Deacon Corby Valentine officiating.
Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.