Brenda  Channing
Brenda  Channing

Obituary of Brenda Marie Channing

Brenda Marie (Buening) Channing went to her eternal home on Tuesday, September 15th.  

Born March 3, 1949 in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin to Lawrence (Larry) and Louise (Scherer) Buening.  She graduated from Whitewater High School in 1967,  went to beauty school and worked as a beautician at Puddie’s Beauty Salon for many years.

Brenda loved her children fiercely and they appropriately called her Momma Bear.  

Brenda is survived by her 3 children,Melissa (Channing) Steffen Muskego, WI, Andrew Channing Whitewater, WI, Jill (Channing) Jensen Janesville, Wi,  1 sister, Lisa Sheldon (Joel), 3 grandchildren, Macy, Jameson and Benjamin Jensen, 2 nieces and 1 nephew.

She is preceded in death by her parents and both brothers, Patrick and Brian Buening.  

She is free and at peace with no more struggles and no more tears.  She will always be in our hearts and we know her path is clear.  So thankful for the precious good times.  Her love could not be denied.

Friends welcome to attend a graveside service at 11am on Monday, September 21st.

Special thank you to Carrie McDermott, who was Brenda’s loving caregiver for the last several years.

Nitardy Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Graveside Service

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Monday, September 21, 2020
Hillside Cemetery
Wisconsin Street
Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States