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Martha A Brenner

Martha A Brenner

Martha Brenner, age 85 of Durand, died Friday, May 20, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN.

Martha was born on July 7, 1936 in Tirschenreuth, Germany. She was the daughter of Martin and Anna (Bock) Wurl. In 1956, Martha married Donald Brenner. She moved to the United States in 1957 and became a citizen in 1969. Together Martha and Donald farmed in the Town of Lima until moving to the City of Durand, where she remained the rest of life. Martha also did seasonal work at the Durand Cannery and Huntsinger farms.

Martha is survived by one nephew, Walter Wurl and family, and one niece, Christel Eichorn and family. She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, two sisters and two nieces.

The friends of Martha would like to thank Dr. Ottman, Dr. Rucker and the staff at Advent Health Clinics and Hospital for their loving care and support of Martha.  

Private Family Services will be held.

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Durand, is serving the family.


  1. Mary Biesterveld

    We will miss our lovely Aunt Martha. She was a very
    special lady. She took great care of our Uncle Donald
    when he got sick. Now, Aunt Martha, you can Rest in

  2. Cheryl Poeschel Oke

    I was sorry to hear of Martha's passing. She was a special aunt. We visited her about 2 weeks before her death. Martha told us about her helpful friends and neighbors. Thank you to them for being there for her.

  3. Carol. Weideman

    My sympathies to all of Aunt Martha’s family. She was a beloved aunt. Rest In Peace, Martha.

  4. Diane and Dan Bauer

    We are so sorry to hear of Martha’s passing. We were neighbors way back. She was a lovely lady.

  5. Judy Brenner Anderson

    I am so sorry to learn of Martha’s death. She was a lovely lady. I had just visited her on the previous Sunday. She will be missed by her niece.

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