Theresa F. Clement, 93 of Watseka passed away on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at Iroquois Resident Home in Watseka. She was born on June 2, 1927 in Woodland, the daughter of Mannis and Nellie (Strawser) Martin.
She married Wesley R. Clement on January 10, 1948 in Woodland and he preceded her in death on October 4, 2018. She was also preceded in death by one son, William Martin Clement; two son-in-laws, Joe Elliott and John Gibson; four sisters; and one brother.
She is survived by her children, Larry (Sue) Hattabaugh of Milford, Marcia Elliott of Marion, Dana Clement of Watseka, Helen (Barry) Roberts of Frankfort, daughter-in-law, Debbie Clement of Indiana, Lee (Pat) Clement of Darien, Lisa (Mark) Harris of Sevierville, TN, Jodi Gibson of Pacific, MO, Don Jensen of Watseka, Donnie (Sandy) Hamende of Watseka, Dale (Liz) Hamende of East Peoria, Janet (James) Bunting of Watseka, William John (Tira) Clement of Watseka, Linda (Amie) Clement of Oxford, IN, J.R. (Terri) Wynn of Danville, and Bruce (ChrissAnn) Chaput of Tennessee; 28 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Clement was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Watseka. She had fostered almost 300 children throughout her life.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 17, 2020 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka. Private funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020 with burial to follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka.
Memorials may be made to Iroquois Memorial Hospice, First United Methodist Church in Watseka, or Alzheimer’s Association.
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