Des Moines - Bernadene Louise (BB) Miranda, 74, of Des Moines, IA passed away on April 30, 2021 after a lengthy and courageous battle with COPD. BB was cared for by her daughter Tia in her home until January of this year when doctors assessed her need for 24/7 hospice care, she then entered Wesley Acres. Monday, April 26th she was admitted to Mercy hospital where doctors gave her only a short time to live. At her daughter's request, BB was released to her care with the assistance of hospice. She left this world peacefully in the comfort of home with her loving daughter Tia, and her future son-in-law Bret, by her side.
BB was born in Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from Roosevelt High School. She is survived by her daughter Tia Miranda. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her, but especially her adopted family members Noah and Zach.
She was preceded in death by her mother Phyllis Preston.
At BB's request there will be no public funeral services. A private graveside service will be held at a future date. She will be interned beside her mother at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.
Published in the Des Moines Register from May 3 to May 4, 2021.