Brenda Ellen Wert
October 12, 1944 - May 10, 2017
Brenda Ellen Wert, 72, of Jonesville, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Hillsdale Hospital. She was born October 12, 1944 in Hillsdale to Morris and Dorothy (Rockey) Risedorph. Brenda married James “Jim” Wert and he preceded her in death in 2005.
She had been employed at Mr. Walters Candy Shop in Jonesville, Jonesville Bakery and Powers Clothing. Brenda enjoyed crafts, jigsaw puzzles and gardening.
Survivors include daughter, Dawn Miller of Litchfield; sons, Scott (Jill) Wert of Reading and Tim Simkin of North Carolina; sister, Penny (Dwane) Guthrie of Mount Pleasant; brother, Marvin (Sandy) Risedorph of Grant, Michigan; grandchildren, Sara (Kenny Burns) Stockman, Heidi Stockman and Christopher (Andrea Carls) Wert and great grandchildren, Rylee Burns and Kameron Burns.
In addition to her husband, James Wert, Brenda was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Aubrey Risedorph.
A private family graveside service was held Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the Mosherville Cemetery with Reverend Alan Fenstermaker officiating.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Hillsdale County.
Arrangements are entrusted to Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Litchfield.