Rural-Sunset

Martha Brenneman

February 9, 1928 ~ February 24, 2022 (age 94)

Obituary

 

 

Martha Brenneman, age 94, of rural Clayton, Illinois died at 9:36 p.m. on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at her daughter's home surrounded by her family. 

She was born in Princess Anne County, Va. on February 9, 1928 to Rudy W. and Lydia (Schrock) Yoder. 

On June 5, 1951 she married Carl D. Brenneman.  They shared the joys and sorrows of life 64 years, 9 months and 23 days.  He preceded her on March 28, 2016.

She was a member of Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite Church of Clayton, Illinois. 

She is survived by her 9 children Naomi (Emery) Stutzman of Lebanon, Missouri, Paul (Rhoda, deceased) Brenneman of Bangor, California, Esther (Ivan) Yoder of Clayton, Illinois, Elizabeth (William) Stutzman of Danville, Arkansas, Dora (Andy) Wengerd of Paris, Tennessee, Lois (Daniel) Stutzman of Belleville, Arkansas, Rosemary (Mervin) Yoder of Olney, Illinois, Leona (Ernest) Yoder of Clayton, Illinois and Susanna (Jonathan) Troyer of Sciota, Illinois.  75 grandchildren.  192 great grandchildren.  5 sisters Malinda (Raymond) Kauffman of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Naomi (Eli, deceased) Kauffman of McKenny, Virginia, Anna Yoder of Montezuma, Georgia, Barbara Yoder of Montezuma, Georgia and Esther Yoder of Montezuma, Georgia.  2 brothers Eli R. (Miriam) Yoder of Sebree, Kentucky and William R. (Naomi) Yoder of Fredericksburg, Ohio.  1 sister-in-law Esther Yoder of Safford, Alabama.

She was preceded in death by 2 infant children Elsie and Andrew, 2 brothers Irvin and Paul Yoder, 2 sisters Mary  and Irvin Weaver and Ruth and 4 great grandchildren. 

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at the Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite Church near Clayton, Illinois.  

Burial will follow in the Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite Cemetery. 

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday at the Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite School.

Memorials are suggested to the Blessing Foundation for Hospice. 

Condolences for the family may be left on line at hendrickerfuneralhome.com. 

The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is assisting the family with the arrangements. 

 

To send flowers to Martha's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Monday
February 28, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite School
1390 East 3000th Street
Clayton, IL 62324

Visitation
Monday
February 28, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite School
1390 East 3000th Street
Clayton, IL 62324

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 1, 2022

10:00 AM
Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite Church
1390 East 3000th Street
Clayton, IL 62324

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
March 1, 2022

Siloam Springs Amish Mennonite Cemetery
1390 East 3000th Street
Clayton, IL 62324

Donations

Blessing Foundation for Hospice
P.O. Box 7005, Quincy IL 62305-9932

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