Brenda Miska(1967 - 2014)

Brenda Miska

February 6, 1967 - March 25, 2014

Brenda went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 25th 2014. She passed quietly into the arms of the Lord from her hospital room surrounded by her family. Visitation will be at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service on Sunday, March 30th from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. Funeral services will be held at Salem First Church of the Nazarene, 1550 Market Street NE, Salem, OR on Monday, March 31st at 11:00am. Burial will be at Cloverdale Cemetery in Turner.

Brenda was born and raised in Wyoming to Robert W. and Rita Miska (White). After High School she traveled and worked in North Dakota, Colorado and California eventually making her lifelong home with her family in Salem, OR in 1992. Brenda loved Oregon always feeling blessed to live and raise her family in the valley. She worked in the insurance industry as an agent for 20 years and for the State of Oregon as a Public Service Representative for 5 years.

Brenda loved to travel and do a variety of activities from numerous bible studies, conferences, concerts to simple road trips or outings with her girlfriends. She was usually up for just about anything fun. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She especially cherished her children.

She is survived by the love of her life and father of her children, Lynn Landsiedel. Daughter, Michelle Mespelt and husband Aaron, New grandson Trent Mespelt and son Ryan Landsiedel all of Salem, Oregon. Her mother Rita White, three brothers Elliott Miska and wife Barbara, Carl White, Brian White and wife Tonya. Nieces and nephews, Robert E. Miska and wife Shelly, Jorden White, Sienna White, Christopher White, Hailey Miska and Kade Miska all of Riverton, Wyoming.

She is preceded in death by her great nephew, Robert Elias Miska Jr. 2002, father, Robert W. Miska 2008 and step-father, Carroll Duane White 2012.

Brenda will be missed by those who knew and loved her holding firm to the truth that we will spend eternity in heaven together.

Funeral Home

Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service and Oakleaf Crematory
605 Commercial St SE Salem, OR 97301
(503) 3642257

Published in StatesmanJournal on Mar. 29, 2014