Brenda Denise Marten, 66, of Richmond, died Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at North Kansas City Hospital.
Brenda was born on Nov. 16, 1953, in Kansas City, the daughter of Harold Dale and Mardelle (Heins) Marten.
Survivors include one brother, Steven Marten; and several cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Brenda was reared and educated in Richmond and a 1973 graduate of Richmond High School. She worked for Ray County Memorial Hospital for 41 years in the dietary department. She was a charter member of Faith Lutheran Church, where she was a member of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Faith Lutheran Church. They can be left at or mailed to Thurman Funeral Home; 507 E. Main St.-P.O. Box 190; Richmond, MO 64085.
Visitation with funeral services took place on Wednesday, Oct. 21, Faith Lutheran Church, Richmond, with visitation beginning at 1 p.m., followed by services at 2 p.m. Burial was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Blackburn. Please remember to share your memories of Brenda with the family by visiting www.thurmanfuneralhome.com.