Obituary: Brenda Kay Stewart
Brenda Kay Stewart, 60, of Prescott Valley, Ariz., died Sunday, June 27, 2010, at her home in Prescott Valley. She was born Dec. 28, 1949, in Oxnard, Calif., the daughter of the late James and Beatrice Vance.
Brenda was an active member of St. Germaine's Catholic Church in Prescott Valley, and enjoyed socializing with all of the pilots' wives in her husband John's aviation club, the Chino Valley Model Aviators. She was employed by Good Samaritan Society of Prescott and Prescott Valley, whom she considered her second family. Brenda loved tending to her garden and camping with family. Brenda was most proud of her grandchildren.
Brenda is survived by her husband of 40 years, John Stewart; son John (Kimberly) Stewart Jr. of Ridgecrest, Calif.; and daughter Tammy (Shawn) Woods-Reichert of Glendale, Ariz. Survivors also include her three loving grandchildren, Jacob, James and Matthew. Brenda also leaves behind her four-legged best friend "Penny." Brenda was preceded in death by her stepfather Jacob Messing.
A Mass celebrating Brenda's life will be 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 1, 2010, at St. Germaine Catholic Church, Prescott Valley. Final farewell and commendation to follow at Heritage Memorial Park, Dewey, Ariz.
Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel assisted the family with final arrangements.
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