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Brenda Claire (Isley) Kieft

April 19, 1944 ~ February 19, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Brenda Kieft Obituary

Mrs. Brenda Claire Kieft, 78, of New Era, passed away Sunday, February 19, 2023.  She was born April 19, 1944 in Shelby, the daughter of Norman and Ardath (Dukes) Isley.

Brenda loved to travel, especially to Disney.  She enjoyed visiting family in Cape Cod, were she could walk the beach looking for sea glass.  Brenda was an avid reader, enjoyed time in her flower gardens, and was a proficient knitter. She was very active in her church, working with the young people brought her happiness. Later in life Brenda enjoyed sitting on the front porch watching wildlife and visiting with family and friends.  On occasion, you would see her setting in "her" seat next to George going for a tractor ride.

Brenda is survived by:  her husband, George E. Kieft, Sr.; her three daughters, Karmen Fox, Nancy (Heidi Vaughan) Fox, Karen (Tom) Peterson; step children, Sally (Mike) Smith, George E. Kieft Jr.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Gail Irey.

Brenda was preceded in death by: her parents, Norman and Ardath Isley; sister, Nedra Herrygers.

Memorial services will be conducted at 11 am, Friday, February 24, 2023 at New Era Christian Reformed Church, 1820 Ray Street, New Era, Michigan 49446 with pastor John Medendorp officiating.  The family will receive friends from 10 am until 11 am, at New Era Christian Reformed Church.

Please consider memorial contributions to : Oceana Medical Care Facility, Alzheimer's unit, 701 E. Main Street, Hart Michigan 49420.

The Harris Funeral Home, in Shelby, is assisting with arrangements.


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February 24, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New Era Christian Reformed Church
1820 Ray Street
New Era, MI 49446

Funeral Service
February 24, 2023

11:00 AM
New Era Christian Reformed Church (Michigan)


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