Brenda M. Gill

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Cedar Falls: Brenda Marie Gill age 33 passed away February 10, 2017 at her home. Brenda was born on August 5, 1983 and is the of daughter of Steve and Carol (Engel) Gill. She attended Wapsie Valley Community Schools and graduated in 2002. After graduation Brenda spent several years in Florida. Most recently, she lived in the Cedar Falls area and was employed at Eye Care Associates of Waterloo as an Optometrist Technician. Brenda is survived by her fiancee’ Erik Hegtvedt of Cedar Falls, her father; Steve (Linda) Gill of Denver, three sisters; Brittany Annis of Fairbank, Breanna (Cody) Geweke of Shell Rock and Betsy (Brent) Wierck of Fairbank, nieces and nephews; Bentley and Baylee Annis, Brady and Brooks Geweke, Lennon, Liza and Lilly Wierck, her grandmothers; Carolyn Gill and Charlotte Engel. She also is survived by two step-sisters; Crystal (Gene) Forrester of Martin, TN, Nicole (Jamie Klatt) Stevens of Cedar Rapids, a step-brother, Eric Stevens of Waterloo, a step-niece, Caelin Klatt, two step-nephews; Chase Covert and Carter Ricketts along with many Aunts and Uncles. She was preceded in death by her mother, Carol Marie Gill, her grandfathers; Jack Gill and Lyle Engel, step-grandfather, Calvin Brown and an Uncle, Paul D’Eliseo.

Celebration of Life: 10:30 am Friday, February 17, 2017 at Heartland Vineyard Church, 1405 Greenhill Road, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Visitation: 3:00-7:00 pm Thursday February 16, 2017 at Woods Funeral Home, Fairbank, Iowa and for one hour before services at the church on Friday.

Interment: Fairbank Cemetery, Fairbank, Iowa.

In lieu of flowers: a memorial fund has been established in her name.


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  1. So very sorry to hear about Brenda – I will always remember that bubbly, bouncy little girl with the big smile that grew up next door to me. Never just walked but had to throw that cartwheel in there too. I will be thinking and praying for all of you and especially for Brenda.

  2. My deepest sympathy for the loss of this lovely young woman. Prayers for the family. May she live in God’s grace, and in your hearts, forever.

  3. We are so very, very sorry. We will always remember Brenda, her beautiful smile, her kindness, and the special friend she was to each of us. Our prayers are with you along with many hugs and much love. ❤

  4. I had the pleasure of getting to know Brenda very well when we both lived in Florida. She was a Genuine, Sincere and all around happy person that had a positively infectious demeanor to everyone else around her. I haven’t been in contact with her for the past few years personally, but I cannot believe she is gone… My deepest condolences to her family and loved ones. I know she is above with her Mom in a better place. RIP Brenda~ Mike

  5. I was so deeply saddened to hear the news of losing Brenda. She was such a beautiful, loving gal. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to her Father, Steve & to her 3 sisters Brittany, Breanne & Betsy. May the good Lord wrap his loving arms around you for comfort & give you peace at this difficult time. Keeping you all in my thoughts & prayers. Rip Brenda… you are now together with your mother, Carol.

  6. So many wonderful memories of this sweet girl playing in our back yard – her big smile and contagious energy. She was a beautiful soul. Steve and girls, you are in my constant thoughts and prayers. May the God of all comfort be your strength in the days that are ahead. Brenda was loved.

  7. I was so sorry to hear about Brenda’s passing. I only knew her briefly through friends but she was such a sweet and beautiful young lady. I will always remember what sweet young lady she was. My prayers are with her family today and everyday as they struggle with life without her. She is in heaven now with her Mother and will watch over you all. RIP Brenda..

  8. Brenda had a genuine midwestern sweetness that was such a contrast to what you typically see in South Florida. On behalf of all her former coworkers at Boca West Country Club, Rest in Peace Brenda. We were devastated to hear of her passing, she made this world a better place.

  9. It is with great sorrow to learn of Brenda’s passing. Our deepest sympathies and prayers to her family, fiance and friends. May she rest in peace.

  10. We were so sorry to hear of Brenda’s passing… We will always remember her as part of the Corey Street gang — riding big wheels and bikes up and down the street, playing in the sandpile, and just having fun together. You have our deepest sympathy, and will be in our thoughts and prayers in the days and weeks to come. May God comfort you and bring you peace…

  11. I cannot begin to express how my heart breaks for all of you. There are no words to lessen the pain. Please know you are in my prayers and i will pray to God to give each one of you the inner strenght to get through this. May he carry you all.

  12. My deepest and warmest condolences to Gill family. May the Lord bless you all during these trying times. I will keep you all in my prayers.

  13. I was do saddened to hear of the loss of such a beautiful young women. My thoughts and prayers go out to Steve and Brenda’s sister during this difficult time.

  14. My deepest condolences Brittany on the loss of your beautiful sister. May God wrap you and all who loved her in his healing and strength. My heart and prayers are with you xo

  15. Deepest sympathies. She will be missed by everyone. Lovely woman now in the arms of God. Peace love and comfort to all!

  16. I am deeply saddened by the news of your loss. I pray that God will grant you the strength. My most sincere condolences.

  17. The Destival's: Lola, Harper and Daxton. (Friends of Bentley, Baylee, Liza, Lilly, and Lennon's). Dustin and Jillian says:

    The Gill Girls, all of you your families….and especially our littles to your littles, you are all in our thoughts and prayers… The love you have for each other is very visible to us.

  18. Rick and I want to express our deepest sympathies to your family. Brenda was a beautiful soul and will be missed by everyone she touched. Our prayers are with your family.

  19. We are saddened to hear of Brenda’s death. We were blessed to watch her grow up from an adorable little girl to a beautiful loving woman. The Gill family were special members of our Corey Street family. Our love and prayers to all of you.

  20. Steve, Carolyn and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I never met Brenda but what a beautiful young woman. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  21. Brenda, you are what should be classified as a shining star. You showered the world with plenty of sparkles and brilliance. Unfortunately stars break up in the sky and never see their true potential. My hearts and prayers go out to your family. You always wondered what a life with your mom would have been like. I hope you ladies are enjoying yourselves. RIP

  22. Bob and I will always treasure the time we spent with Brenda. We loved her like one of our kids. No words for how bad we feel for family. You are in our prayers.
    Love Bob and Linda

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