Jun 04, 2024

Marion Paul Brenner

Posted Jun 04, 2024 6:30 PM
Marion Paul Brenner
Marion Paul Brenner

Marion Paul Brenner, age 92 of Randolph, passed away Monday, June 3, 2024, at the Clay County Medical Center.

He was born on May 26, 1932, on a farm in Marshall County, south of Waterville, the son of Aubrey Paul and Georgia Fern (Smerchek) Brenner.  He graduated from Randolph High School.

He was married on November 16, 1952, at Walsburg Lutheran Church to Deona Fay Peterson.  She preceded him in death on October 2, 2023.

Marion was a lifetime farmer and a dairyman during his earlier years.  He was a member of the Peach Grove EUB Church until it closed, and later attended Randolph United Methodist Church and Alert Covenant Church.  Marion and Deona went on numerous mission trips to Nicaragua and Costa Rica, helping build churches, and later in life, liked to travel and take trips to Branson.  He was a member of the Blue Valley Laymen’s League, Kansas Livestock Association, sold seed for Acco Seed Company and fertilizer for Nachurs Fertilizer Company.

He is survived by four children; John Brenner and wife Becky of Randolph, Trudy Chaffee and husband Mike of Clay Center, Kelley Brenner of Randolph and James Brenner and wife Sue of Randolph; nine grandchildren, Jacob Brenner, Jordan Brenner (Josie), Joe Brenner, Jerod Chaffee (Amy), Luke Chaffee (Kayla), Cody Chaffee (Angie), Kaci Goff (Josh), Justin Brenner (Molly) and Caley Gallimore (Jacob); 23 great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Anita Jensen of California, and his nieces and nephews, Donise Peterson (Dennis), Dick Flohr (Lavon), Gwen Waddell (Barry), and Kristen Wright (Brian).

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, David Brenner; one sister-in-law, Donna Flohr, and one brother-in-law, Vincent Flohr.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 10, 2024, at the Alert Covenant Church with Pastor Dwight Diller officiating.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. Sunday at the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Peach Grove Cemetery.