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Brenda J. Newman

November 19, 1947 ~ October 5, 2020 (age 72)


Brenda J. Newman, 72, of Warsaw, passed away at 11:11 p.m. on Monday, October 5, 2020 at her residence.  She was born on November 19, 1947 in Auxier, Kentucky to the late Richard and Nettie (Sluss) McKenzie.

Brenda married Randy E. Newman on September 3, 1986.  She worked as a home healthcare worker and was a homemaker.  Brenda was a very giving and loving lady that always tried to help people and loved her family very much.  

Brenda is survived by her husband, Randy Newman; one son; Keith (Veronica) Gidley, of Wabash; one daughter, Kimberly (Steve) Hively, of Warsaw; three brothers, Herb McKenzie and Richard McKenzie, both of Wabash and William (Judy) McKenzie, of Lagro; two sisters, Ethel McKenzie, of Wabash and Della (Ivan) Lance, of North Manchester; four grandchildren, Aaron Simpson, Breanna Gidley, Kari Simpson, and Brandon Hughes; and six great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by four sisters, Kathy Dotson, Carol Butzuis, Esta Erman and Betty Webb.   

Per Brenda's request and wishes, there will be no services.  

Arrangements have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

Preferred memorials are to the Wabash County Cancer Society, P.O. Box 144, North Manchester, Indiana 46962. 

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com

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No services to be held


Wabash County Cancer Society
P.O. Box 144, North Manchester, Indiana 46962,
Tel: 260-982-8418

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