Martha S. Gartner

Martha S. Gartner, 82, of Lawson, MO, passed away Friday, October 6, 2023 at Ray County Hospital, Richmond, MO.

Martha was born August 18, 1942 in Buckner, MO.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Billie Burns; brother, Kenneth Burns; sisters, Coletta Connor, Roberta Grasskemper and Delores Smith.

Survivors of the home, spouse, Gerald V. Gartner Sr., and son, Robert F. Gartner. Other survivors include her sons, Charles and Holly Payne, Camden, MO, David and Teresa Payne, Camden, MO, Gerald V. Gartner Jr. and Stacy, Odessa, MO.; daughters, Karen D. Welch, Blue Springs, MO, Jennifer and Monty Berndt, Excelsior Springs, MO; and surviving sisters, Mary L. Barnett (twin), Parkville, MO, and Ann Wingender, Nixa, MO.

Martha was blessed with 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.

A private family service will be held.

Arrangements in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.