Brenda Sue Nyberg, 54, of Waverly, IL died at 7:30 am, Friday, January 11, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born November 9, 1958 in Jacksonville, IL to Billy and Jan Schladen Surratt. She married Rudolph Nyberg, Jr., on July 15, 1988, and he preceded her in death on July 26, 2006.
Her father and one brother Jeffery Surratt also preceded her in death.
Survivors include one daughter LeAnn Marie Huffstedtler (Companion: Travis Bennett) of Waverly; two grandsons Hurley and Travann Bennett; mother Jan Surratt of Springfield; three sisters Beverly (Kelly) Powell of Moore, OK; Beth Sheff of Auburn, IL; Kim (Jeff) Garland of Rochester, IL; two brothers Charlie Bailey of Springfield; Timothy Surratt of Virginia; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Brenda was a waitress at the Hen House Family Restaurant for many years. She enjoyed reading, spending time with her grandkids, was an advocate and hosted a website and blogs for child abuse.
The family will be hosting a memorial service at 4:30 pm, Saturday, January 19, 2013, at the American Legion in Waverly.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.