Thelma L. Martens

Monday, April 2, 2018

Thelma L. Martens, 89, of Concordia, Missouri, died Friday, March 30, 2018, at the Good Shepherd Care Community in Concordia.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Concordia with the Rev. Michael Pottschmidt officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in St. Paulís Lutheran Cemetery. Pallbearers are Cory Pennington, Benjamin Martens, Christopher Martens, Jason Winbolt, Brett Edwards and Dominic Quintero. Memorials may be made to St. Paulís Lutheran Church, Saint Paul Lutheran High School or Alzheimerís Association in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Concordia. Friends may sign the online register book at
Born Aug. 17, 1928, in Concordia, Thelma was the daughter of the late August Hinck and Hulda Scharnhorst Hinck. She lived in Concordia her entire life, was a graduate of Concordia High School and a homemaker. On March 5, 1950, she married Hobert E. Martens, who preceded her in death on April 8, 2006. She was a member of St. Paulís Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid #1.
Survivors include four children, Rosalie Pennington and husband Paul, Allan Martens and wife Deborah, Linda Lechowicz and husband Kris, and Jeff Martens and wife Gina; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Thelma was preceded in death by one brother, Harold Hinck; and one sister, Florence Niemeyer.