February 3, 1933 - June 14, 2012
David H. Brenda, La Pine, OR, 79, passed away June 14, 2012, from Congestive Heart Failure. He was born February 3, 1933, in Bad Axe, MI, to Frederick and Elizabeth (Kolenda) Brenda.
David graduated from Ceres High School in Ceres, CA, and then attended Modesto Junior College and Fresno State College where he received an Associates Degree in Agriculture.
He served in the US Army and married Ann Elizabeth Chapman on June 30, 1962, in Eugene, OR.
David worked as a peach grower in California and managed a 10,000 acre cattle ranch in Klamath County, OR. David loved spending time with his grandkids and was an avid Oregon State University Beavers fan. He was a member of the Oregon Cattlemans Association.
He previously lived in Dearborn, MI; Ceres, CA; Dairy, Klamath Falls and Sweet Home, OR.
Survivors include his wife, Ann Brenda of La Pine, OR; son and daughter-in-law, Berin and Heather Brenda, Bend, OR; daughter-in-law, Susan Brenda, Eugene, OR; sister, Lily Gary, Ceres, CA; sisters, Marguerite and Betty Brenda, Turlock, CA; sister, Lenore Wilson, Laguna Hills, CA; and eight grandchildren. He was preceded in death by son, David Brenda.
Interment will be at Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Springfield, OR.
Donations can be made to KLEOS Childrens Community, 32700 River Bend Rd., Chiloquin, OR 97624.
Funeral arrangements by Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove, OR.
David H. Brenda