Brenda Lee Zempel
Celebration of Life
Date: Saturday February 08, 2020
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Highpoint Church [ view map ]
Friday, September 26, 1958
Date of Death:
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
61 years old
Brenda Lee Zempel
Brenda Lee Zempel – Rochester
Brenda Lee Zempel, 62 of Rochester passed away peacefully on February 5, 2020 at Rochester East Health Services following an extraordinary battle with cancer.
Brenda was born on September 26, 1958 in Rochester to Raymond and Alice (Pike) Zempel. She graduated from Pine Island High School in 1976. She enjoyed a long tenured career at Kmart in SE Rochester. She was a tremendously kindhearted person who always put others first. She truly made a lasting impression on everyone she met. She also loved spoiling her nieces and nephews.
Brenda enjoyed traveling to sunny Southern California, making memories with her son Nathan, excursions to enjoy coffee at Caribou, and was an avid Professional Wrestling fan.
She is survived by her son Nathan of Rochester, her mother Alice Bicknese of Rochester, her three brothers Bruce (Gerry) of Austin, MN, Ernest (Lisa) of Rochester, Darwin (Tammy) of Rochester, and her sister Terri (Terry) Lee of Bloomington, IN.
She is preceded in death by her father and is reunited in love with Sheila, Lita, and Hershey, her beloved dogs.
A Celebration of Life visitation for Brenda will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 11:00AM until 3:00PM at High Point Church (4545 N Frontage Rd, Rochester, MN 55901).
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Nate, Alice and family~
So sorry to year of Brenda’s passing. Prayers for peace as your mourn.
- Lori Mussell
I am so sorry to hear of Brenda's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Nathan and family,
I am deeply saddened to hear about Brenda and you will be in my prayers. I have nothing but the greatest of memories having you two (and Sheila) as neighbors for all those years! She will be remembered always in my heart. Love always, Dawnelle Hauber (Broton)
Brenda was kindhearted . I enjoyed the talks we had together. She will be missed. Sorry for your loss to all of her family members.
Condolences to Brenda's family. She will truly be missed.
Nate, Alice and family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. Brenda was such a kind person and like I told her every Friday, I Love You & Thank You for your kindness! She would always open for me on my weekend so I could care for my mom before I came to work, truly a Blessing to my life!!!! Gods Blessings to all of you.
Alice and family, you are in our prayers. Heaven has gained a beautiful new Angel today. May God's love and your cherished memories bring you comfort at this difficult time. Love to you Joann and Gordy
I had the pleasure meeting and working with Brenda.She was always a pleasure to work with.She never complained and had a smile on her face.She spoke highly of her beloved family. May all of her family be blessed and given the strength through this time of sadness. She will be missed dearly.
Dearly loved her and so enjoyed her laughter and giving spirit!She will be deeply missed but Forever in our Hearts! Our deepest condolences.🌹Sincerely, Richard & Bonnie Reding