She is survived by her loving husband, Tom Feidt; daughter, Kelly (partner Donna Nguyen); stepdaughters, Melissa Calder (Reagan), Sarah Feidt, Allie Feidt; stepsons, Michael Frankenberg (Tera), John Frankenberg (Tara); 14 grandchildren and one on the way; mother, Betty Engelstad; sisters, Julie Stack (Jim), Jill Jurchisin (Craig), Lisa Engelstad; brothers, Paul, Jeff and Steve; along with many nieces and nephews; also many in-laws both in the Frankenberg and Feidt families; Brenda had many aunts, uncles, cousins and longtime friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Frankenberg; father, Alfred Engelstad; mother- and father-in-law, Donna and Frank Frankenberg; brother-in-law, Pat Frankenberg; sister-in-law, Mary Feidt; great nephew, Dakota Stack.
Brenda fought a 10- year battle with cancer and was blessed with many prayers from her family and friends and many people at church, including those she had not met. She appreciated and loved every one of you.
She was active with the church, nursing home, involved in the Girl Scouts, loved sewing, crafting, traveling, hiking, tennis, theatre, cooking and baking. She was also active in (but not good at) skiing (downhill and cross country), snow tubing, snorkeling and snowshoeing. She had a wonderful life and had a lot of faith and trust in God.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the Church of Saint Peter, 1250 South Shore Drive, Forest Lake. Visitation was Tuesday at Mattson Funeral Home and continued from 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 1250 South Shore Drive, Forest Lake. A community prayer service was held Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment was at Morningside Memorial Gardens, Coon Rapids.
Memorials are preferred to the Church of St. Peter or Bethesda Lutheran Church (Food Mission), 23406 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043.