Brenda M. Zuercher – West Union, formerly of Strawberry Point

Brenda Mae Zuercher, 76, of West Union, formerly of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020, at the Gunderson Palmer Lutheran Hospital in West Union, Iowa. She was born on September 15, 1943, in Fayette County, Iowa, the daughter of Otis and Vera (Frederick) Zuercher.  Brenda was raised in the Strawberry Point area and was a graduate of Strawberry Point High School.

Brenda resided in Wadena for many years. She worked as a caregiver of elderly people in their homes for her entire working years. Brenda enjoyed collecting stamps and spoons, listening to music, and she loved all types of animals.  For the past several years Brenda resided in West Union.

Survivors include her siblings, Betty Graham of Lago Vista, Texas, Otis LeRoy Zuercher of Strawberry Point, Diane Zuercher of Strawberry Point, and Rodney (Rita) Zuercher of Manchester, and Rita (Kevin) Yearington of Osceola; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews, and great-great-nieces and -nephews.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents.

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Due to state and federal guidance on gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the family will be having a private funeral service at this time.

Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Strawberry Point is assisting the family.




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