HUNTLEY – Brenda P. Tomlinson, 69, of Huntley, died peacefully Jan. 11, 2013, at Rosewood Care Center in Elgin.|
Brenda was born Oct. 17, 1943, in Lebanon, Ky., the daughter of William and Ethel (Brussel) Payne.
She worked as a school teacher for more than 30 years. Brenda enjoyed traveling to many different destinations, including Paris and Ireland. Her greatest joy was her family.
Survivors include her son, Chris (Severin) Tomlinson; grandchildren, Ashley and Davis; sister, Myrna Brady; and aunt and uncle, John and Jean Brussel.
The visitation will begin at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, followed by a memorial service at 5:30 p.m. The visitation and memorial service will be held at DeFiore-Jorgensen Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made in Brenda's honor to the Cadence Health Foundation-CDH, 0S050 Winfield Road, Winfield, IL 60190 or www.cadencehealth.org/giving.
For information, call the funeral home at 847-515-8772. Online condolences may be directed to www.defiorejorgensen.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Jan. 15, 2013