Lenora Elda Martens, 92, of McPherson, passed away at 7:27 p.m. Oct. 20 while in the company of family members, at McPherson Hospital, McPherson.
Lenora was born in Lehigh on May 25, 1925, a daughter of Bertha (Ollek) and Herbert Weyand.
Lenora attended the Lehigh Elementary School and graduated from Lehigh High School, Lehigh, in 1943.
She was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, McPherson.
Lenora was a homemaker and she took great pride in providing for her family in this manner. She and her husband Bert owned and operated the Sinclair Service Station where she was also a bookkeeper and later worked for Mid Kansas Produce as an egg candler.
Lenora enjoyed her family, gardening, baking especially ,zweibach, bierocks, and sweet rolls to name a few, embroidery, spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and spending time with extended family.
Lenora E. Weyand was united in marriage to Albert “Bert” Martens on Nov. 3, 1946 at Lehigh at the Lutheran Church. Bert died on May 30, 1997.
She is survived by her children, Jerry Martens and his wife Susie, of Topeka, Cheryl Easter and her husband Randy, of McPherson, Anita Leonard and her husband Douglas, of Topeka, and Todd Martens and his wife Amy, of McPherson; her brother, Gerald Weyand and his wife Freda, of Norton; her nine grandchildren, Brett Martens (Tiika), Lisa Williams (David), Stacie Easter, Erin Eskildsen (Tj), Allison Bixel (Kyle), Thomas Leonard, Jordan Martens, (Kellea), Brandon Martens (Brooke), Breckyn Martens; her eight great-grandchildren, Raleigh Martens, Lincoln Martens, Evie Martens, Brogan Bixel, Brynn Martens, Cheyenne Williams, Shelby Williams and Sarah Williams; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Lenora was preceded in death by her parents; her husband “Bert” Martens; her twin sister, Lorene Holloway; and two brothers, Howard and Elmer Weyand.
Friends are invited to call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at Glidden - Ediger Chapel, McPherson.
The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, McPherson, with the Rev. Dale Dumperth officiating.
The final resting place will be at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Hillsboro.
Family request donations to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church and they can be sent in care of the Glidden - Ediger Funeral Home; 222 W. Euclid St.; McPherson, Kansas 67460.