Brenda Marie (Nelson) McKinney, 80, of Brainerd, passed away Friday, April 3, 2020 at home, surrounded by family. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Brenda enjoyed spending time with her family and friends; she especially cherished time with her grandchildren. Brenda enjoyed gardening and was passionate about her flowers. She enjoyed camping at Lake Emily and Lake Winnibigoshish, and loved to bake and play cards with friends.
Brenda is survived by her husband of 60 years, William (Bill) McKinney; children, Heidi (Dale Anderson) McKinney, Craig (Sue) McKinney, Cheryl McKinney, and Joyel (Ross) Beckers; three grandchildren, Cole McKinney, Madison McKinney, and Jackson Beckers. She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Keith; and granddaughter Isabelle.
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