Brenda (Huisman) Buss

Jan. 19, 1948-May 25, 2013

MARSHALL – A Marshall visitation with the family for Brenda (Huisman) Buss, 65, of Marshall, formerly of Denver, Iowa, will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday with a 7 p.m. prayer service at Hamilton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Denver, Iowa. Visitation in Iowa will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver.

She passed away on Saturday, May 25, 2013, at Prairie Home Hospice House in Marshall.

Brenda Lynn was born on Jan. 19, 1948, in Eldora, Iowa, to Dick D. and Nettie (Weichers) Huisman. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Wellsburg, Iowa. Brenda attended schools in Wellsburg, graduating in 1966. She then went on to Ellsworth Junior College in 1967.

On Sept. 28, 1968, Brenda was united in marriage to Gene E. Buss at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Waverly, Iowa. To this union two children were born, Jason and Gina. They lived in Waverly and Denver, Iowa, before moving to Marshall. She was employed in the Customer Service Department of Schwan Food Company, retiring in 2008. She was a faithful member of St Stephen Lutheran Church. The love of her life was her family and enjoyed spending time with them. Brenda’s other enjoyments included flowers and plants, collecting her Dickens Village pieces, and other types of collectibles including Victorian ladies, cups, saucers and bells.

Brenda is survived by her husband, Gene, of Marshall; two children: Jason A. (Michelle) Buss of Marshall and Gina L. (Brandon Simpson) Curtis of Marshall; four grandchildren, Steven and Mika Curtis, and Alex and Ben Buss all of Marshall; sister, Joyce Mayeraan of Wellsburg; brother Dennis (Norma) Huisman of Wellsburg; brother-in-law, Dale Nederhoff of Galena, Ill.; and many other relatives and friends.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Shirley Nederhoff and brother-in-law, Frank Meyeraan Jr.

Blessed be the memory of Brenda L. Buss

The family requests Memorials be given to ALS Association, Prairie Home Hospice, Marshall and St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Marshall.