Brenda L. (Hill) Miller


                                December 23, 1951 – May 22, 2018

ELKHART — Brenda Lee (Hill) Miller, passed away peacefully on Tuesday at The Center for Hospice Care. She was born Dec. 23, 1951 to the late Pat and Edna Hill in South Bend, Indiana. Her great-grandmother, Iva Branstetter, also preceded her in death.
Brenda is survived by her three children: Laura (Mike) Russell of Elkhart, Lisa Gakle, of South Bend, and Tina (Mike) Nowaczewski of South Bend; sister, Dale Backus of South Bend; brother, Ray (Tina) Hill of South Bend; and twelve grandchildren: Craig, Nathan, Austin and Ryan Snyder, Justin and John Mroz, Timothy Kraus, Dalton and Annaleeah Gakle, Brandon Farler, Raymond Russell and Cristina Snider. She was also blessed with eighteen great-grandchildren.
Brenda was a member of the Clay Democratic Club. She enjoyed movie nights with her son-in-law, and loved watching stock-car races at the racetrack. She was a phenomenal grandmother and great-grandmother, and always had a smile on her face when children were around. She will be missed by so many.
A celebration of life service will be held at the Clay Democratic Club, 109 E. Pendle St. South Bend, IN 46637, on Saturday June 2nd at 3:30 p.m. Please bring a dish if you wish.
In lieu of flowers the family please asks that donations be made in Brenda’s name to Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Pl., Mishawaka, IN 46545.
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