ROCK-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
Brenda Erbstoesser, of Braham, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. She was 58 years old.
A GATHERING OF FRIENDS will be held from 5-7 pm on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham with a closing prayer service at 7:00 pm.
Brenda Kay Erbstoesser, of Braham, passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. She was 58 years old.
Brenda was born on November 5, 1957 in Braham, Minnesota to parents Elroy and Patricia (Hawkins) Erbstoesser. She grew up in Braham, graduating from Braham High School in 1977. When she was only 16 years old, Brenda began her lifelong career as a Human Services Technician. She worked at the Cambridge State Hospital for a number of years before moving to Rum River Ornamental where she worked with patients in the Cambridge and Isanti areas. After many years caring for countless patients, Brenda retired in November of 2011.
Brenda enjoyed crafts and made beautiful earring and necklaces for her family and friends. She liked to crochet and made numerous doll clothes. Brenda loved to garden and tend to her many flowers. She also loved hummingbirds and not only enjoyed watching them outside, but enjoyed collecting hummingbird knickknacks. Brenda was an avid reader and always had a good book close at hand. Family was very important to Brenda and she loved her many nieces and nephews and their families. She will be dearly missed.
Brenda is preceded in death by her parents, sister Diane Anderson, and great niece Liliana.
She is survived by her sister Karen (Mike) Cox; brother David (Loni); nieces and nephews, Jodi (Gene), Liz (Todd), Jake (Crystal), Chad, Anthony (Rachel), and Cassandra (Jamarii); great nieces and nephews, Tiffani, Brittani, Sydney, Lilly, Paige, Audri, and Sydni; many other relatives and friends.