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Brenda J. Conrad

Brenda went to her Heavenly home, Monday, August 24, 2020 at her home in Otsego. Brenda’s suffering has ended. She is now living her joyful life with her Savior, Yeshua.

Brenda was born June 18, 1970 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, the daughter of Clifford Conrad and Mare (Wangerin) Westin. She attended the University of Wisconsin, Platteville. For 25 years she worked at Parker Hannifin Brass and was also the Vice President of eCa Tech Inc. until her retirement.

Surviving are her son, Zac Conrad; mother, Mare Westin; sister, Amanda (Tony) Banas; brother, Troy (Charmaine) Conrad; step-mother, Janice Conrad; step-sister, Dawn (Travis) Sander along with many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Clifford Conrad; step-father, Stephan Westin and brother, Mark Conrad.

A private graveside service will be held at Mountain Home Cemetery in Otsego.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, September 5, 2020 at the home of her sister, Amanda Banas, 361 15th St., Otsego, MI, with a time of fellowship to follow until 4:00 P.M. If you would like to bring a dish to pass or deck of cards, Brenda loved a good pot luck and playing cards.

Contributions in memory of Brenda may be made to

Renewed Hope in Allegan


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August 24, 2020 at 5:21 pm



Ben white

August 24, 2020 at 5:55 pm

Brenda was a good neighbor and will be missed. I’m glad I got to know her. No more pain! Rest in peace Brenda.


Susan J. Russell

August 24, 2020 at 6:18 pm

Worked with Brenda for all her years at Parker. We were friends. She will be missed.


Agnes Vanarsdal

August 24, 2020 at 6:31 pm

Zac, we are so very sorry! I have not seen your mom for a year or more- she is so young. May God’s almighty Grace help you through this devastating time.

Hugs to you.

Mike and Agnes Vanarsdal


Dan and Julie Andrus

August 24, 2020 at 6:46 pm

So sorry for such a great loss. Prayers to her son and family. May you find comfort in each other during this difficult time.


Wayne A Rayburn

August 24, 2020 at 8:06 pm

I am so sorry for you loss. I worked with Brenda for many years. Prayers for the family. Rest in peace Brenda.


Lori Lockner

August 24, 2020 at 8:23 pm

So very sorry for your loss Zach. Brenda was a wonderful person! Prayers to you and your families


Connie Vanarsdal

August 24, 2020 at 8:43 pm

So so sorry for your loss I loved Brenda she was a beautiful person inside and out


Dave and Stef Makela

August 24, 2020 at 9:28 pm

So very sorry for your loss. We enjoyed having Brenda as a neighbor. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts.



August 24, 2020 at 9:36 pm

Zac, So sorry for the loss of your mother. My husband Dan and I want to extend our deepest and most sincere sympathy to all. Dan and I worked with Brenda at Parker. And she was indeed a beautiful ,thoughtful person inside and out. Prayers to you and her entire family and praying that you all can find comfort in each other. Brenda will be sorrily missed by family and friends alike. Sandy and Dan Fleming


Suzanne Peck

August 24, 2020 at 9:46 pm

So very sorry for your loss Zac.and prayers for your family. May god bless.Sue Peck


Wendy Henschel

August 24, 2020 at 10:31 pm

I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a beautiful soul and she will be greatly missed.


Mick Vanarsdal

August 24, 2020 at 10:45 pm

So sorry for your loss Zac. Your mom and I stayed in touch through the years. She always spoke highly of you. She will be missed. RIP. B-dubbs.


Pam McQueer

August 25, 2020 at 12:30 am

Mare I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I am lifting you and your family up in prayer. I know you will find comfort in the lord as he helps you through this difficult time. Hugs and prayers as well

From all your CAG members


Tina Fein

August 25, 2020 at 12:51 am

My Condolences are with all of Brenda’s family right now . I myself am at a loss for words. She will be truly missed.


Michael l. Cameron

August 25, 2020 at 2:54 am

Rip…❤ u


Tanya Merica

August 25, 2020 at 5:34 am

I am so sorry Amanda and family. Treasure the memories and take comfort that Brenda is in a better place. Praying for you all!


Barbara Blanchard

August 25, 2020 at 1:03 pm

A good friend is hard to fine, hard to lose, and hard to forget. This is my firend Brenda Conrad. Thank you Lord for the 50yrs she was able to touch all of our hearts and lives. What a blessing.


Cynthia Harder

August 25, 2020 at 3:25 pm

May all of Brenda’s family and friends feel comfort in the power of so many prayers being lifted up for you. My deepest sympathy for your loss.


Becky Hayes

August 25, 2020 at 8:08 pm

Zac, I am so very sorry for your loss of your Mother. I worked with her at Parker for all the years she was there. May God wrap his arms around you and give you comfort through this heartbreaking time. She will be greatly missed!! RIP Brenda!!


Linda Kimble

August 26, 2020 at 11:17 am

Miss Brenda will be missed – she was a hard worker, dependable and loyal. I’m sure sorry she isn’t with family and friends but so happy for HER- she us at peace and painfree in her heavenly home.


RaeAnne & Will Brunner

August 26, 2020 at 9:31 pm

I am so sorry for you loss. Brenda was a remarkable person. Kind and so loving. Brenda has a special place in mine and Will’s heart. She played cupid for us 22 years ago. We will forever be grateful. And always remember that she made significant and lasting impacts on so many people. Brenda will be missed. Although we know that she is now with our Heavenly Father. And He is delighted in her. Praying for your family.


Randy & Denise Johnson

August 27, 2020 at 3:23 pm

Mere words can’t express the sorrow we feel right now . So sorry to hear this. Zac if you ever need anything please let us know. Brenda was a great friend and the best coworker I could ask for, we had so much fun together in and out of work.


Sue Holsinger

August 27, 2020 at 6:42 pm

Mare, I’m so sorry for your great loss. I pray that God wraps His arms around you and fills the emptiness in your heart.


Jazmine Mlodzinski

September 1, 2020 at 1:12 pm

I’m so sorry for your loss again! She was a wonderful person. She was caring and loving. I am grateful that I had the chance to get to know her! May she rest in peace…


John Tuinstra

September 3, 2020 at 9:56 am

The staff at Renewed Hope shares our sincere condolences with the entire family in the loss of Brenda. “For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him….Wherefore comfort one another with these words.” (The Apostle Paul, 1 Thessalonians 4:18)


Patricia Filkins

September 3, 2020 at 3:19 pm

Brenda was a beautiful woman with a heart of gold. She was thoughtful ,kind and loved her boy ,Zac, more than anything. I will forever cherish her, the daughter I would have picked for myself. Zac I am so sorry for your loss. Remember how much she loved you.


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