Brenda Renay Enyart (Sutā ya naž in win “She Stands Strong”), age 45, of Swatara rejoined her loved ones on Christmas morning, Wednesday, December 25, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. A memorial services will take place at 1PM on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Hill City Baptist Church in Hill City. Rev. Lonnie Lee will officiate and there will be a potluck dinner that will follow services.
Funeral services will be at 11AM on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Mount Rose Community Church, Grand Portage, MN. Rev. Jacob McCormick will officiate and burial will be in Sunset Cemetery, Grand Portage. A potluck dinner will follow services. Visitation will be from 9:30AM to the time of services at church on Thursday.
Brenda was born on November 28, 1974 to Frank Saunsoci and Mildred (Longbody) Swartz. She married her loving husband, Paul Enyart on April 27, 2006 in Las Vegas, NV. Brenda and Paul were truly inseparable, they were entrepreneurs together, and enjoyed heading down the back waters of Minnesota to find arrowheads, pottery, and whatever they could find. The couple traveled the US extensively, and also wintered in AZ for several years, where they enjoyed hiking and panning for gold. Brenda loved fishing, hunting, and cooking; her specialty was her Wild Rice Soup. She was loving, friendly, strong, courageous, and a free spirit who was proud of her Ojibwe heritage. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Brenda is survived by her brothers, Tyrone Nehring of Grand Portage, Eugene Swartz of Swatara, Duane Swartz of Grand Portage; and many extended family members and friends. She was preceded by her parents; and loving husband of 20 years, Paul.
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