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Martha A. 'Marti' Stoddard

Martha A. "Marti" Stoddard

Nov 21, 1939 - Sep 19, 2009
Martha A. "Marti" Stoddard of Riverton died on Saturday morning, Sept. 19, 2009, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 69.

Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, at Davis Funeral Home, with members of her family officiating.

Martha A. Berens was born in Harvard, Neb. on Nov. 21, 1939, the daughter of William and Hazel (Jensen) Berens.

She grew up in Harvard and went to Kearney, Neb., for college, after which she lived in Dodge City, Kan., for three years, Wichita, Kan., for seven years, Aurora, Neb., for three years, and had lived in Riverton for some 35 years.

She attended Kearney State College in Nebraska and Central Wyoming College in Wyoming.

She was previously married to Ernest Lucht for 23 years.

On June 28, 1985, she married Dale L. Stoddard in Jackson Hole. He survives.

Mrs. Stoddard had been employed as a professional accountant since 1980 and an owner of WSP and Associates until 2002.

She was of the Lutheran faith.

Survivors include her husband, Dale Stoddard of Riverton; sons, Brad Lucht of Kansas City, Kan., and Mark Lucht and his wife Patty of Riverton; step-daughter, Shelly Nielson and husband Trent of Carlsbad, N.M., Trinity Skinner and husband Justin in Dingle, Idaho; grandchildren, Shawna Martin, Katie Jesse, Shanna Thomas and husband Ike, Thayne Nielson, Tanner Nielson, Sidney Nielson, Charly Skinner, McKay Skinner, and Joshlyn Skinner; great grandchildren, Mesa Dale Thomas and Rio Dan Thomas; a brother, Larry Berens and his wife Judy of Tucson, Ariz.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Hazel Berens.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.