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Richard Martens

July 19, 1937 — November 19, 2023

Richard A. Martens, age 86, passed away at Ascension Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh, WI on Sunday, November 19, 2023. He was born to the late Otis and Marguerite (Steinhoff) Martens on July 19, 1937, in Platteville, WI.

Richard went back to school to earn his bachelor's degree, in 1991. He went on to teach and retired from teaching at Oshkosh Correctional. He loved to play cards, fish and do woodworking.

Richard is survived by his daughters Gina (Jose) Perez, Molana Brewer, Loranda (John) Kimple, and son Warren (Amber) Brewer. He is also survived by seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his wife Lois, his parents, Otis and Marguerite Martens, and eight brothers and sisters.

A service for Richard will be held at First English Lutheran church in Platteville, WI on Wednesday, December 27th at 10:00am.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Heart Association.

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Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

First English Lutheran Church

215 West Pine Street, Platteville, WI 53818

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