Waneda Marlene Martin, age 86 of Wells, MN passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020, at Parkview Care Center in Wells, MN. A private family funeral service will be held Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 10:30 AM at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home with Pastor Meg Sander officiating Face masks must be worn and social distancing rules will be observed. The funeral service will be live streamed on Facebook Live, on Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home’s page. Burial will be at Rosehill Cemetery in Wells, MN. Please see www.brussheitner.com to leave online condolences. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is in charge of arrangements.

Waneda Marlene was born September 13, 1934, the daughter of Helmuth and Margaret (Wendt) Fedder.  Waneda married Gordon Martin on April 30, 1953 in Blooming Prairie, MN.  Wadena was a loving mother and homemaker for her 5 children.  She enjoyed cooking and taking care of her pets.  Waneda loved to dance.  She was a faithful member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

Waneda is survived by her 3 sons: Gordon Jr. (Julie) Martin of Wells, MN, Kermit (Linda) Martin of Salem, OR, David (Joyce) Martin of Easton, MN; 1 daughter, Tammy (Dick) Whiteis of Mankato, MN; daughter-in-law Connie Martin of Wells, MN; grandchildren: Laura (James) Gordon, Taylor (Emily) Martin, Justin Martin and Dru Martin; great-grandchildren: Daylyn and Caldyn Huper, Mason and Camden Gordon, Charlie and MaKenna Martin; along with many nieces and nephews.

Waneda is preceded in death by her parents; husband Gordon Martin Sr; son Kevin Martin; granddaughter Melissa Huper; 11 brothers and sisters.