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Recitation of the Rosary

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Sunday June 9th, 2019
3:30pm

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Visitation

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Sunday June 9th, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Mass of Christian Burial

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Monday June 10th, 2019
10:00am

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Margaret "Midge" Brenneman

A Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret A. "Midge" Brenneman, 79, of Kalona will be held Monday, June 10, 2019, at 10:00 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Richmond with Father Bill Roush officiating. Burial will follow at the Lower Deer Creek Cemetery north of Kalona. Visitation will be held Sunday, June 9 at Holy Trinity Church from 4 – 7 PM where a Rosary will be recited at 3:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for Iowa City Hospice. Midge Brenneman died Tuesday, June 4 at her home in rural Kalona surrounded by her loving family.

Margaret Ann Brenneman was born November 26, 1939, in Kalona, Iowa, the daughter of H.L. "Chet" and Catherine Viola (Friese) Walker. She graduated from Kalona High School and attended UNI. On January 25, 1958, she was united in marriage to Mike Brenneman at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Riverside. Midge was employed at Procter and Gamble for 35 years. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, National Catholic Society of Foresters, and the Idris Club of Kalona. Midge served in many capacities at the church, including religion teacher for 20 years, serving on the funeral meal committee and singing for weddings and funerals. She enjoyed riding motorcycles, gardening, volunteering at the Pleasantview Home and attending her children's and grandchildren's events and activities. Midge also spent 70 consecutive years with family in Northern Minnesota on the annual fishing expedition.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Mike of Kalona, two sons: Rick Brenneman of Kalona, Lance (Brenda) Brenneman of Kalona, three grandchildren: Blair (Larry) Moore, Mitch Brenneman and Colin (Emma) Brenneman, two great-grandchildren: Brooklyn and Caden, and two siblings: Tom (Marilyn) Walker of La Grange, TX., and Regina (Myron) Jones of Kalona, and Midge's cat Susie.

Preceding Midge in death were her parents, one sister Frances Kelley and her brother Patrick Walker.

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Guestbook

Sincerely sorry for your loss, we worked together for many years at P&G, thinking of the family at this difficult time.

Patricia Schneider and Elnora Farnsworth Jun 10 2019 12:00 AM

Mike and family, so sorry to hear about Midge. Prayers to all. Al and Linda Schwarting

Al and Linda Schwarting Jun 10 2019 12:00 AM

I'm sorry to hear of Midge's passing.

Larry Aldeman Jun 7 2019 12:00 AM

Fondest loving memory of you, Midge

Jun 6 2019 12:00 AM

Dear BrendaSo sorry to hear about your moms passing. I am praying for your family to get through this very difficult time.In Jesus NameMary & Eric

Mary Corbin Jun 5 2019 12:00 AM

Mike and family, may the rally of friends and family express our deepest sympathy for the loss of Midge. But may it also rally the celebration of Midges life in the friendship we all share. Chris M (California)

Chris Macek Jun 4 2019 12:00 AM

Midge and I worked together at P&G for many years. She was always willing to help others. After she retired wed ask but who will do this now? Prayers for family.

Margaret Patterson Jun 4 2019 12:00 AM

Midge had a heart of gold and was the hostess with the mostest! Midge was also a great cook and you could never leave the Brenneman home hungry. We are so sorry for your loss Mike, Lance, Rick, and your families.

Gina and Julius Dusterhoft Jun 4 2019 12:00 AM

I'm saddened to hear of Midge's passing. We both worked at P&G and I carpooled with her awhile. Sending prayers to the family during this difficult time.

Phyllis Martin Jun 4 2019 12:00 AM